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The Barbarian Invasion / Bio

In 476, after being refused lands in Italy, Orestes' Germanic mercenaries under the leadership of the chieftain Odoacer captured and executed Orestes and took Ravenna, the Western Roman capital at the time, deposing Romulus Augustus. The whole of Italy was quickly conquered, and Odoacer was granted the title of patrician by Zeno, effectively recognizing his rule in the name of the Eastern Empire. Odoacer returned the Imperial insignia to Constantinople and ruled as King in Italy. Following Nepos' death Theodoric the Great, King of the Ostrogoths, conquered Italy with Zeno's approval..........

In 2013 Jon Bennett wrote some songs under the name The Barbarian Invasion.

These two events are unrelated

General Info

Band Members
Jon Bennett - Vocals, All Instruments, Words and Music
Artist Name
The Barbarian Invasion
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/thebarbarianinvasion
Genres
Alternative

Contact Info

Location
Bristol, UK
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