Today is World Goth Day, an occasion minted in 2009 when BBC 6 dedicated the day to goth rock. It has since become a happening in clubs across the world. But what about the original Goths?
Here are some things you may not know about the Germanic people best known for sacking Rome in 410 CE. Though deemed 'savages' and 'barbarians' by the Romans, they were actually complex, intelligent, and misunderstood people.