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Germanic tribe who occupied the middle Danube area and who led a revolt against Attila's sons during the 450s ad. During the 6th century ad the Gepids fought a series of wars against their neighbours the Lombards which ended in their decisive defeat. The surviving Gepids were swallowed up by the Avars after 568.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Archaeology.


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