" Germans identified themselves as different nations, each with its own traditions and characteristics, among them stood out the Suebi, the Semnones who were…
6th-7th Century German tribes
THE Vandal Vandal knight of the fifth century. A.D. He is a draconarius, or a standard bearer, and his equipment shows Germanic elements (dagger sword, short-sleeved breastplate and shield with spiked boss) and Eurasian elements: the dragon-shaped standard of Sarmatian origins, with a windsock. breeches, lamellar protection for the torso and the spangenhelm (conical helmet).