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?370--410 ad, king of the Visigoths, who served under the Roman emperor Theodosius I but later invaded Greece and Italy, capturing Rome in 410
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(c. 370–410) Visigothx chief; sacked Rome. [Eur. Hist.: Bishop, 14]
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