Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, Part 1 of 2


The Roman Empire of Augustus vs an alliance of Germanic tribes.

In AD 9 Rome was steadily gaining control over the territory of Germania, north of the Rhine. However, they suffered a devastating defeat, and the loss of three legions in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest. Part 1 describes the build-up to this event.

2 thoughts on “Battle of the Teutoburg Forest, Part 1 of 2”

  1. Thanks for this! I’m doing my National History Day project over Arminius and I’ve been having trouble finding sources.

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