Warfare in August

Adda  490  Goth Invasion of Italy

After defeating Odoacer, the German ruler of Italy, on the Sontius and at Verona and con- fining him under siege at Ravenna, Theodoric of the Ostrogoths was repulsed by a major sortie from Ravenna at Faenza and withdrew towards the Alps.

In a bold defensive battle at the Adda, Theodoric defeated Odoacer, who was once again driven back to a long siege at Ravenna (11August 490).

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