Roman ‘disaster’ shaped Europe of today
Published on October 1st, 2009 | by Admin2
Did the Varian Disaster, which took place exactly 2,000 years ago and stunned the Roman Empire into a temporary paralysis, mark a turning point in its all-conquering mindset? Does the slaughter in the Teutoburger Forest still affect us today?
Adrian Murdoch, author of a book on the battle, said the shockwaves were immense.