Revolt of Gainas – Gibbon’s Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Chapter 32 Part 2
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Germans were good soldiers and many had risen to very high rank in the Roman army.  This posed a risk, a big one.  The career of Alaric in the west showed just how risky.  But Constantinople came close to having its own Alaric in the form of Gainas, an ambitious Gothic general.

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