MAIASK. 2018. No. 10
O.V. Vus (Lvov, Ukraine)
DEATH OF DECII: DEFEAT OF THE ROMAN ARMY NEAR ABRITUS AS THE CULMINATION OF THE SCYTHIAN WAR OF 250—251
The article deals with the Scythian War of 250—251, whose main event was
the battle near Abritus in Lower Moesia between the Army of
Emperor Trajan Decius and the united troops of the Goths and the
The author states that the Scythian War of 250—251 ended with a crushing military defeat of the Romans, which provoked another political crisis in the Empire.
Key words: Trajan Decius, Ostrogoths, Kniva (Hunuil), Scythian War, battle of Abritus.
Received December 11, 2018
Accepted for publication December 26, 2018
About the author:
Vus Oleg Vladimirovich (Lvov, Ukraine). Candidate of Historical Sciences, Independent researcher