Definition of Goths
1. Proper noun. (plural of Goth) ¹
2. Noun. (plural of goth) ¹
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Definition of Goths
1. goth [n] - See also: goth
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Literary usage of Goths
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1914)
"THE ORIGIN OF THE goths; AND THE GOTHIC HISTORY OF JORDANES—(P. 258 iqq.) The earliest mention of the goths of which we have any record occurred in the work ..."
2. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"Pre-eminent among them are the great settlements of the goths and the Franks. Out of the settlement of the Franks arose the modern kingdoms of Germany and ..."
3. The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1899)
"In the beginning of the sixth century, and after the conquest of Italy, the goths, in possession of present greatness, very naturally indulged themselves in ..."
4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"The chief ancient authority for the early history of the goths is their ... The first certain historical appearance of the goths is in the lands north of ..."
5. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"Defeat of the goths by Claudius. AD 269. Gothic kingdom on the Danube. goths driven onwards by the Huns. more or less lasting settlements within those ..."
6. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"The Arian goths appear in sharp contrast to the splendid organization of the ... The feud between goths and Romans which thus broke out prepared the way for ..."
7. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The great mass of the East goths stayed north of the Danube, and passed under the overlordship of the Hun. They do not for the present play any important ..."