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The Battle of Verona was fought on 30 September 489 between the Ostrogothic leader Theoderic the Great and the Germanic King of Italy Odoacer. Theoderic personally led his troops in battle, and achieved a decisive victory. Odoacer was subsequently forced to flee to Ravenna, and Theoderic was free to capture Pavia and Milan.[1]

Battle of Verona
Part of the Roman-Germanic wars
Date30 September 489
Location
Verona, modern  Italy
Result Ostrogothic victory
Belligerents
Heruls
Scirians
Ostrogoths
Rugians
Commanders and leaders
Odoacer Theoderic the Great
Strength
20,000-25,000 20,000
Casualties and losses
unknown unknown

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ History of the Goths. University of California Press. 13 February 1990. Retrieved 5 April 2012.