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Fredericus
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(Frederick).

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[1] Son of the West Gothic king Theodoric I, co-ruler of Theoderic II about AD 450

Son of the West Gothic king Theoderic I, brother and co-ruler of Theoderic II, whom he helped to the throne in AD 453 after the murder of the eldest brother Thorismud (Chron. min. 1,483; 2,27 Mommsen; Greg. Tur. Franc. 2,7); after successful battles against the Spanish Bagauds (probably as magister militum, cf. C…

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and Strothmann, Meret (Bochum), “Fredericus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 21 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e414690>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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