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Ricimer

(rĭs`ĭmər), d. 472, Roman general of the tribe of the Suebi. After winning (456) two victories over the Vandals, he allied with the senate and deposed (456) Emperor AvitusAvitus
, d. 456?, Roman emperor of the West (455–56). He was proclaimed emperor in Gaul with the support of the Visigoths but was deposed by Ricimer. He was elected bishop of Placentia but died soon afterward.
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. Thereafter the true ruler of Italy, he erected a series of puppet emperors. The most able was MajorianMajorian
(Julius Maiorianus) , d.461, Roman emperor of the West (457–61). He became emperor after he and Ricimer had deposed Avitus. An able and honest ruler, Majorian enacted laws to protect the people from unfair taxation and to preserve the ancient monuments of Rome.
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, whom Ricimer deposed and killed. Ricimer's power was strengthened by good relations with the East Roman Empire and with the senate.
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As it turned out, the Battle of Adrianople began at a time of neither side's choosing, when a group of Roman soldiers escorting one of Valens' top generals, Ricimer --who was attempting to parlay with the Goths--launched an impetuous attack on Gothic lines.
64) The only companies for which no ties to other enterprises and R&D organizations at an institutional or personal level were found are: Ricimer OU in Tartu and Storkbio OU, ERS Future Energy OU, Keskkonnaagentuur Viridis OU and Perkinelmer Cellular Technologies Germany GmbH Eesti filiaal.
Pongo como ejemplo el de la anonima hija de Valia, madre del todopoderoso Ricimer.