Theodoric

[thee-od-uh-rik]
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noun

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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Historical Examples of theodoric

  • Theodoric, the Visigoth king, was killed on the battlefield.

    A Short History of Spain

    Mary Platt Parmele

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

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

  • 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.

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin

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

    Theodoric the Goth

    Thomas Hodgkin


British Dictionary definitions for theodoric

Theodoric

Theoderic

noun

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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