On 31 December AD 406, a group of German tribes
crossed the Rhine, pierced the Roman defensive lines and began a
rampage across Roman Gaul, sacking cities such as Metz, Arras and
Strasbourg. Foremost amongst them were the Vandals and their search
for a new homeland took them on the most remarkable odyssey. The
Romans were unable to stop them and their closest allies, the
Alans, marching the breadth of Gaul, crossing the Pyrenees and
making themselves... more...