Germanic tribe

The Gepids were an East Germanic Gothic tribe who became famous after defeating the Huns. The place where the Gepids lived was called Gepidia[1] or Kingdom of the Gepids. The place where the Gepids used to live contained some of Romania, Hungary and Serbia.

Gepidia, 539-551


  1. Jordanes, Getica, XII.74: Haec Gotia, quam Daciam appellavere maiores, quae nunc ut diximus Gepidia dicitur ("This Gothia, which our ancestors called Dacia, we now call Gepidia.").

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