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Chief of the Greuthungi, who crossed the Danube in AD 386, but were defeated (Zos. 4,35,1; 38f.; Claud. Carm. 8,623-633). O. was killed and the surviving Greuthungi were settled in Phrygia by Theodosius I (cf. Chron. min. 1,244).


PLRE 1, 639 

P. Heather, Goths and Huns, in: CAH 13, 1998, 502; 512 n. 42.

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Lütkenhaus, Werner (Marl), “Odotheus”, 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 20 January 2020 <>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510

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