a) Which barbarian tribe sacked or invaded the city of Rome, in the
south of Italy?
b) Which barbarian tribes invaded Britain?
c) Which tribe came from the east, from Asia?
d) Now list the names of four barbarian tribes that invaded some
part of the Roman Empire in Europe.
Black and White map of the barbarian
tribes invaing Europe.
3. Print off the blank map of Western Europe and
a) Use different colours to show where the different tribes invaded.
b) Lightly shade in the Roman Empire. (Remember to use a key and
label the different bodies of water before you paste the map in
4. Look at the Timeline of the end
of the Roman Empire and then answer the following questions in
a) When did the Angles and Saxons invade Britain?
b) Who created a Christian Roman Empire in the East with the new capital
c) When did the Visigoths invade Rome?
d) Who was the last Roman Emperor in the western empire?
5. Optional Extension Research:
a) See if you can use the internet to find out when and why the city
name of Constantinople was changed to Istanbul.
b) Find out about the famous building in this city, that you can see in
the picture on the bottom of the time line.
c) Find and paste in your book a picture of what this building looks
6. Complete the following quiz based on this interactive map
that explores the the barbarian invasions of Europe:
7. When you have completed the above activities explore this
interactive site and learning games about the Barbarian Tribes that
Record your score.