Previous: Early Africa Back to Main Index BARBARIAN INVASIONS: 214 to 1000 Combined chronological listing covering this period Next: Byzantine Empire

214 Goths from Baltic infiltrate as far south as Black Sea
267 Goths overrun Greece, capture Athens and sack other cities
367 Picts, Scots and Saxons invade Britain
372 Huns from Asia penetrate into Europe
410 Rome sacked by Alaric the Visigoth
415 Visigoths invade Spain
429 Vandals invade North Africa and Spain
452 Attila the Hun invades Gaul, Italy and Balkans
550 White Huns from the north west destroy Indian empire
793 Vikings invade Britain
862 Vikings under Rurik invade Russia and establish state
1000 Viking Leif Erikson "discovers" North America

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