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Battle of Asfeld
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Alboin, son of King Audoin
Alboin slew Thorismund in single combat during the battle [1]
Date552
LocationPannonia Secunda
Result Decisive Lombard victory
Belligerents
Lombards Gepids
Commanders and leaders
King Audoin
Prince Alboin
[2][3]
King Thorisind
Prince Thorismund
[2][3]
Casualties and losses
Unknown Heavy[3]

The Battle of Asfeld was fought in 552 between the Lombards and the Gepids. The Lombards, led by King Audoin, were victorious, and, Thorismund, the son of King Thorisind, was slain in the battle.

Sources[]

  1. Grube, August Wilhelm (1861). Charakterbilder aus der geschichte und sage. Leipzig. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hodgkin, Thomas (1916). Italy and her invaders, Volume 5. Oxford. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Klopp, Onno (1851). Geschichten, charakteristische Züge und Sagen der deutschen Volksstämme. Leipzig. 

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