Imboden, with s000 Confederates, overran a considerable portion of the state.
In 1153 the Ghuzz Turkomans overran the country and partly destroyed town and suburbs.
He rapidly overran Galatia, Phrygia and Asia, defeated the Roman armies, and ordered a general massacre of the Romans in Asia.
We already hear of them as attacking Babylonia in the 9th year of Samsu-iluna the son of Khammurabi, and about 1780 B.C. they overran Babylonia and founded a dynasty there which lasted for 576 years and nine months.
To occupy Sicily early in the 9th century, overran Calabria and Apulia, took Ban and threatened Rome.