History consists, for the greater part, of the miseries brought upon the world by pride, ambition, avarice, revenge, lust, sedition, hypocrisy, ungoverned zeal, and all the train of disorderly appetite. — Edmund Burke

Theodoric the Ostrogoth

(Flavius Theodorcius)

454–526
Civilization: Roman — Ostrogoth
   Field of Renown:  monarch — King
Era:  Byzantine

Ostrogoth king who invaded Italy and successfully formed a Gothic-Roman kingdom.

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Book Links
Theodoric the Ostrogoth  in  Famous Men of the Middle Ages  by  John H. Haaren
East-Goths and Lombards  in  The Story of the Middle Ages  by  Samuel B. Harding
Theodoric  in  Barbarian and Noble  by  Marion Florence Lansing
Barbarians Rule in Rome  in  The Story of Europe  by  Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
Theodoric the Ostrogoth Becomes Ruler of Italy  in  European Hero Stories  by  Eva March Tappan

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Theodoric the Ostrogoth
 in Barbarian and Noble

Kings doing homage to Theodoric
 in Barbarian and Noble