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1) Visigoths. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West Goths), division of the Goths, one of the most important groups of Germans. Having settled in the region W of the Black Sea in the 3d cent. A.D., the Goths soon...

2) Goths. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Goths, see Ostrogoths; Visigoths....

3) Ataulf. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Succeeding his brother-in-law, Alaric I, he abandoned Alaric's scheme of southward expansion and led the Visigoths out of Italy into S Gaul (France) in 412. He sought...

4) Athanaric. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Visigoths against Emperor Valens and negotiated a favorable peace in 369. A pagan, he persecuted the Christians, and, possibly for that reason, he was involved in...

5) Euric. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Toulouse his capital and under him the Visigothic kingdom reached its greatest extent, including the Iberian peninsula and southern Gaul. In 475 he made his first...

6) Boniface. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Marseilles against the Visigoths under Ataulf. Having supported Galla Placidia in her struggle with her brother, Emperor Honorius, Boniface fled to Africa in 422....

7) Fritigern. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Athanaric for leadership of the Visigoths, he adopted Arian Christianity (see Arianism) and thus gained the support of Emperor Valens. Fleeing the invading Huns,...

8) Avitus. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman emperor of the West (455-56). He was proclaimed emperor in Gaul with the support of the Visigoths but was deposed by Ricimer. He was elected bishop of Placentia...

9) Alaric I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Visigothic troops serving Emperor Theodosius I. After the emperor's death (395) the troops rebelled and chose Alaric as their leader (see Visigoths). Alaric devastated...

10) Galla Placidia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Roman empress of the West, daughter of Theodosius I. Captured by Alaric I in the course of his Italian campaign, she was held by the Visigoths as a hostage and married...

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