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Unformatted text preview: (the barbarians make the roman empire shift east) the visigoths take over the penninsula, franks take over french two main barabaric groups 1. visagoth (visigodos) 2. suevos Bizantinos the bizanties, the remains of the roman empire in the routh of the pennisula Cantabros and the vascones are the Basques Visigoths have origin in the Baltic region, then they split and enter Rome Visigoths pick up Christianity and enter Spain through the peninsula, bring Christianity into Spain Fuentes look at the barbarians as a parenthesis of the roman empire- he sees them just as a continuation of the roman empire, the barbarian empire was not totally destruction-after 500 years of roman influence the peninsula was completely changed -the best weapon of the visagoths was christianity-the visgoths used many of the roman institutions -spain, according to fuentez, Is roman...
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- Spring '09