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Alarico Visigoths (0458 - 0507)

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Alarico (Alaric II) "King of the Visigoths" Visigoths
Born in Toledo, Visigothic Empire of Spainmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Battle of Vouillé, Vendee, Pays de la Loire, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Sep 2011
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Categories: Visigoth Ruling Families.


Alaric II (458 - 507 Poitiers),[1] was the only son of Euric and Ragnahilde.[2] He succeeded his father as king of the Visigoths in Toulouse on December 28, 484, and established his capital at Aire-sur-l'Adour (Vicus Julii) in Aquitaine. His dominion included:

  • Hispania (except the northwestern corner);
  • Gallia Aquitania;
  • and the greater part of an as-yet undivided Gallia Narbonensis.[3]

The Balti were considered next in worth among Gothic fighters, and next in royal dignity, to the Amali. But it was Alaric the Visigoth, a Balth, who led his people to the sacking of Rome in 410 CE and founded a dynasty that would come to rule much of Roman Gaul for a century and all of Roman Hispania for longer, establishing a kingdom in the latter that would last until early in the eighth century.

The Balti dynasty of Visigothic kings reigned from 395 to 531.[4]

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alias: Alarik, Alarich, and Alarico in Spanish and Portuguese or Alaricus in Latin

Alaric II had 2 children.

Parents

Father: Euric (son of Theoderic I, King of the Visigoths and UNKNOWN)[5]

Mother: Ragnahild

Marriage

m. (494) Theodegotha (Thiudigotho) the Ostrogoth[6] (Father: Theodoric I, King of the Ostrogoths).[7] Issue: 1

  • Amalric (502 - 531 Barcelona)[8]

Mistress

unknown mistress.[9] Issue: 1

  • Gesalic (d. 511/2 or 513/4 Burgundy), King of the Visigoths[10]

Sources

Cawley, C. (2006). Medieval Lands v.3. fmg.ac[11][12]


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On 16 Jun 2015 at 01:30 GMT Doug Lockwood wrote:

Visigoths-52 and Visigoths-77 appear to represent the same person because: Same person

On 8 Dec 2011 at 21:55 GMT Aran Stubbs wrote:

This should merge with Visigoterna-3.

On 8 Dec 2011 at 21:30 GMT Aran Stubbs wrote:

This should merge with Visigoterna-3.

On 8 Dec 2011 at 21:29 GMT Aran Stubbs wrote:

This should merge with Des WiSIGOTHS-9.



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