Taginae

Taginae

 

(also Tadinae; now Gualdo Tadino), a town in the central Apennines, in Perugia Province, Italy. In A.D. 552 a Byzantine army under Narses, numbering 20,000, defeated the army of the Ostrogoth king Totila, numbering more than 20,000. Totila was mortally wounded in the battle.

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Himmler himself was particularly interested in Fuchs' identification of the location of the battle of Busta Gallorum/ Taginae (552 AD), in the course of which the Goth king Totila was slain.