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.
H.-J. Diesner, Das Vandalenreich, 1966, 84-88.
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Meier, Mischa (Bielefeld) and
Strothmann, Meret (Bochum),
Brill’s New Pauly
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