Roman tactical auxiliary lieutenant.
He was successful in destroying three entire legions and driving the Romans out of Germany.
This was one of the most devastating defeats Rome suffered in its history.
This gave rise to Germanic power for centuries and Roman attempts to reconquer Germany failed although they managed to break Arminius’s alliance.
Arminius’s defeat was Rome’s greatest victory
Lead to the Germanic alliance
lived in Rome as a hostage in his youth, where he had received a military education.
In AD 21, he was murdered by opponents within his own tribe who felt that he was becoming too powerful
Old north Sagas carried on his name and told story’s of him as a great dragon slayer