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Where did the Visigoths come from?

By |2017-06-27T16:19:54-07:00June 27th, 2017|History, Northern Europe|

Danube river The Visigoths, like other German peoples, were originally Indo-European. Their language, Gothic, was closely related to German. We first hear of them when they are living in Poland around 100 BC. Soon after that, some of them, along with their relatives the Ostrogoths, seem to have decided to migrate to the [...]

Where did the Ostrogoths come from?

By |2017-06-27T02:22:03-07:00June 27th, 2017|History, Northern Europe|

Crimea, on the shores of the Black Sea The Ostrogoths, like the Visigoths, were originally Indo-European. We first hear of them when they are living in Poland around 100 BC. Soon after that, some of them, along with their relatives the Visigoths, seem to have decided to migrate to the south, very gradually [...]