Transylvania: 5th-6th century

Gepid kingdom 5th to 6th centuries

The Gepids occupied the area east of the Tiza (modern Hungary) where they remained within the Hun kingdom. After the fall of the Huns they briefly ruled much of modern Romania until they were forced out by the Ostrogoths. They were subsequently defeated by the Romans and disappeared from history.

Published on 14th August 2018, last modified on 15th August 2018