Siebengebirge history, At the Border of the Roman Empire
Roman Era

At the border of the Roman Empire

Unfortunately, we know little about the Germanics in those days,and what we know comes from Roman sources. The archaeologists have found only very little in the Seven Mountains from the Roman era. Caesar’s Gallic War had brought Roman legions to the Rhine. After his victoy, the Rhine was the border […]

At the border of the Roman Empire
Roman Era

Germania Inferior

After Caesar’s victory, Germania disappeared for a while from the Roman historians’ field of vision; during the next years, their attention was caught by the civil wars within the Empire. Agrippa and the Ubii Only in connection with the governorship of the Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa do we hear again about […]

Roman watchtower
Roman Era

New enemies: Franks and Alamanni

The time of the Soldier Emperors (235-284/85) is considered as a time of crisis, many historians speak of the crisis of the third century. The ongoing, forcibly brought about change on the Imperial throne did not allow the Roman Empire to get some peace. Moreover, it had to defend itself […]