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Theodoric

[thee-od-uh-rik] /θiˈɒd ə rɪk/
noun
1.
a.d. 454?–526, king of the Ostrogoths and founder of the Ostrogothic monarchy in Italy: ruler of Italy 493–526.
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  • Theodoric, the Visigoth king, was killed on the battlefield.

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  • The mother and the sister of Theodoric are accompanying him.

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  • So much for the general aspect of Theodoric's rule in Italy.

    Theodoric the Goth Thomas Hodgkin
  • Up to the year 523, Bothius appears to have enjoyed to the full the favour of Theodoric.

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  • There at any rate he was confined when the messenger of death sent by Theodoric found him.

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  • This seemed to Theodoric to be the head of Symmachus, newly slain.

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  • The size of Theodoric's body was equalled by the qualities of his mind.

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  • Once more Theodoric clove her in twain; once more the severed parts united.

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  • But, moreover, I think not to fall by the hand of Theodoric.

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  • But Theodoric in his rage refused to touch the bowl that Witig was to drink from.

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British Dictionary definitions for Theodoric

Theodoric

/θɪˈɒdərɪk/
noun
1.
called the Great. ?454–526 ad, king of the Ostrogoths and founder of the Ostrogothic kingdom in Italy after his murder of Odoacer (493)
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