- 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.A Short History of Spain
Mary Platt Parmele
Once more Theodoric clove her in twain; once more the severed parts united.
But, moreover, I think not to fall by the hand of Theodoric.
The size of Theodoric's body was equalled by the qualities of his mind.
But Theodoric in his rage refused to touch the bowl that Witig was to drink from.
- called the Great. ?454–526 ad, king of the Ostrogoths and founder of the Ostrogothic kingdom in Italy after his murder of Odoacer (493)