- a.d. 434?–493, first barbarian ruler of Italy 476–493.
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Odoacer was promised his life, but the compact was broken soon.The Formation of Christendom, Volume VI
Thomas W. (Thomas William) Allies
But, as early as the fifth, Odoacer had a brother named "Welf."Odd Bits of History
Henry W. Wolff
They were jealous, too, of the success of Odoacer and his mercenaries.
Was there a stain on Odoacer from his early connexion with Attila?
Odoacer acknowledged the sovereignty of the Empire without question.A Short History of Italy
Henry Dwight Sedgwick
- ?434–493 ad, barbarian ruler of Italy (476–493); assassinated by Theodoric
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