The Alemanni were all condemned criminals, who were allowed no armor, and only blunt swords wherewith to defend themselves.
The Alemanni were treated as outcasts, whose very presence was pollution.
Thus strengthened he could fight other Franks with success, and carry on a great war against the Alemanni to the south-east.
Within a few years after his death, it was overthrown by the Alemanni.
Having first driven back the Goths and the Alemanni, who had advanced as far as Umbria, he undertook his expedition 271.
He leads the first attack of the Romans against the Alemanni.
Under Drusus a castellum was erected here, which was destroyed by the Franks and the Alemanni.
The Alemanni who had invaded Italy are overwhelmed by Aurelian.
It was one of the sixty great towns which were taken from the Romans by the Franks and the Alemanni.
Julian is successful against the Alemanni and Franks in Gaul.
name of a Suebic tribe or confederation that settled in Alsace and part of Switzerland (and source of French Allemand "German, a German"), from Proto-Germanic *Alamanniz, probably meaning "all-man" and denoting a wide alliance of tribes, but perhaps meaning "foreign men" (cf. Allobroges, name of a Celtic tribe in what is now Savoy, in Latin literally "the aliens," in reference to their having driven out the original inhabitants), in which case the al- is cognate with the first element in Latin alius "the other" and English else.