Visual Timeline: Fritigern
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370 CE: Fritigern battles Athanaric in the Gothic Civil War.
376 CE: Fritigern formally converts to Arian Christianity in order to enter the Roman Empire.
376 CE: Fritigern and Alavivus lead their people across the Danube into Roman Thrace.
378 CE: Beginning of the First Gothic War with Rome.
378 CE: Fritigern defeats Roman emperor Valens at the Battle of Adrianople.
378 CE - 382 CE: First Gothic War with Rome.
379 CE - 380 CE: Fritigern leads raids through Balkans down to Greece.
380 CE: Death of Fritigern.