City and border fortress on the Middle Danube (q.v.), in the diocese of Pannonia (qq.v.). It surrendered to the Avars (q.v.) in 582 after a siege of two years. Belgrade (q.v.) fell two years after Sirmium was conquered. From these two cities both the Avars and Slavs (q.v.) were positioned to menace northern and central Greece (q.v.).

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