Theodoric


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Theodoric

, Theoderic
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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Childeric, as is now known, was a barbarian chieftain who, much like Arbogast, Odoacer, Theodoric the Great and others, managed to establish both a strong position among the Franks and at the same time to be accepted by Gallo-Romans and Roman imperial elites as a person worthy of rule in a Roman province (FRYE 1992).
Until the publication in 2007 of Part XI of the Catalogue of Books Printed in the XVth Century now in the British Library (BMC XI), (1) the second edition (1486) of John Mirk's sermon collection, the Festial, was conventionally ascribed to the short-lived Oxford press of Theodoric Rood.
(42) Moreover, for Theodoric, a German monk writing at some point soon after John of Wurzburg, the countryside has become a "usable entity." For example, he discusses the availability of rock to quarry from around the city of Jerusalem.
A loyal friend and adviser to the Ostrogothic (and Arian) Emperor Theodoric, Cassiodorus later preserved many documents that became a precious source of history of the Ostrogothic kingdom.
(132.) See Spencer Ackerman, NSA Chief Claims 'Focused' Surveillance Disrupted More Than 50 Terror Plots, The Guardian (June 18, 2013), http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/jun/18/ nsasurveillance-limited-focused-hearing; Justin Elliott & Theodoric Meyer, Claim on "Attacks Thwarted" by NSA Spreads Despite Lack of Evidence, PROPUBLICA (Oct.
(29.) Theodoric Meyer, How Much Did Sheldon Adelson Really Spend on Campaign 2012?,
Strange Medicine: A Shocking History of Real Medical Practices Through the Ages (Perigee) reads like the old Saturday Night Live sketch in which Steve Martin played "Theodoric of York, Medieval Barber." While healers once believed "a disease like your daughter's was caused by demonic possession or witchcraft," Theodoric tells a patient's mother, "nowadays we know that Isabelle is suffering from an imbalance of bodily humors, perhaps caused by a toad or a small dwarf living in her stomach."
He was born in the period when odoacer's Visigothic kingdom was in difficult position due to raids of Theodoric's osthrogots.
He was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as an armed guard on the Liberty Ships SS Theodoric Bland and SS Pawnee Rock.
Examples for those are Theodoric the great, king of the eastern Goths in Italy, and Clufius, the first king of Europeanizes in Gallia.
Consider the first stanza from the poem "Now the Spring has Come Again" by Theodoric Petri (1582), translated by Steuart Wilson and set by several composers, including Calvin Hampton and Emma Lou Diemer: