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Gunthamundus
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[German version]

Son of Gentunis, king of the Vandals in AD 484-496 (Iord. Get. 170; Procop. Vand. 1,8,6f.), fought successfully against the Moors. In 491 his attempt to reconquer Sicily failed (Ennod. Panegyricus 70). He showed tolerance to the Catholics after initially persecuting them. PLRE 2, 525f.

Bibliography

H.-J. Diesner, Das Vandalenreich, 1966, 84-88.

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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and Strothmann, Meret (Bochum), “Gunthamundus”, 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 22 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e500340>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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