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Battle of Adrianople

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        •  Battle of Adrianople[Edit] : A battle fought in 378 between an Eastern Roman army led by the Eastern Roman Emperor Valens and Gothic rebels led by Fritigern. The battle took place about 13 km (8 mi) north of Adrianople (modern Edirne in European Turkey, near the border with Greece and Bulgaria) in the Roman province of Thracia. It ended with an overwhelming victory for the Goths and the death of Emperor Valens.
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            CastilianBatalla librada en 378 entre un ejército romano oriental dirigido por el emperador romano oriental Valente y los rebeldes godos encabezados por Fritigerno. La batalla tuvo lugar a unos 13 km (8 mi) al norte de Adrianópolis (Edirne moderno en Turquía Europea, cerca de la frontera con Grecia y Bulgaria) en la provincia romana de Tracia. Terminó con una abrumadora victoria para los godos y la muerte del emperador Valente.
            EnglishA battle fought in 378 between an Eastern Roman army led by the Eastern Roman Emperor Valens and Gothic rebels led by Fritigern. The battle took place about 13 km (8 mi) north of Adrianople (modern Edirne in European Turkey, near the border with Greece and Bulgaria) in the Roman province of Thracia. It ended with an overwhelming victory for the Goths and the death of Emperor Valens.
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