This astounding defeat lost the morale of the Goth infantry, and they immediately gave up the siege of the Ancona stronghold and retreated. Viking don’t push me the beast inside me is sleeping not dead shirt . Following a series of successes of the Eastern Romans, Sena Gallica could really be considered to mark the beginning of a turning point that completely changed the war situation, from the acting side. turning the Goths into the Eastern Byzantine empire. Totila (died July 1, 552) was the king of the Ostrogoth kingdom from 541 until his battle in Battle of Taginae. He conducted Goth Wars against the Byzantine Empire to dominate Italy. Most historical evidence of Totila comes from the chronicle of the Byzantine historian Procopius, who directly marched with the commander of the Byzantine Belisarius during the Goth War.