Arianism is the established by . It is important to mention that our primary sources on the crisis are very poor. Most of our knowledge comes from his opponents, that is, of and others. The played an important role in until their extinction around 395 .

Arianism spread throughout the West and most of the tribes and who adopted the were Arian. Until the sixth century, many kingdoms in the West were Arian, such as the and the . The Arians possessed a church in itself. turned a blind eye to their existence because they depended on them as soldiers in the army. Ironically enough, in the East where it started, and mainly in Alexandria, the Arians lost their defenders soon after Arius’ death.

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