The Vandals Invade North Africa

The Vandals Invade North Africa

Vandal warriors are on the rampage in North Africa, but these courageous natives will not let them have it without a fight!

The Vandals were a Germanic European people who crossed over to plunder northwestern Africa (then controlled by the Western Roman Empire) around 429 AD. They carved a whole kingdom out of the area between 435 and 534 AD, after which the Eastern Romans (or Byzantines) conquered it under Justinian I. However, since North Africa had always been a major breadbasket for the Romans, the Vandal conquest of the area may have marked the death knell for the Western Empire.


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