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Goths



A Teutonic people who descended on central Europe from Baltic regions and dominated a great part of the continent. Under the leadership of Alaric (and then known as Visigoths) they sacked Rome in 410, but by the 8th century they became merged in the Spanish race. There were Ostrogoths (eastern Goths) and Visigoths (an offshoot of the Ostrogoths).