Ermanaric

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Ermanaric

(əˈmænərɪk)
n
(Biography) died ?375 ad, king of the Ostrogoths: ruled an extensive empire in eastern Europe, which was overrun by the Huns in the 370s
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Esta es la ultima alusion de Widsith a los godos y a Eormanric.
others, including those destroyed by someone called Eormanric and his
The ruler whom Widsith singles out for special attention is Eormanric (or Ermanaric),(3) the legendary king of the Goths, who commands ambiguous attention as both a magnificent host and a waerloga, or "oath-breaker.
Just as the Exeter Book gnomes confirm the natural order of the world by naming its elements and their properties-forst sceal freosan, fyr wudu meltan (frost has the property of freezing, fire consumes wood)(45)--so the poet of Widsith makes unarguable claims about the social order by naming the peoples of the earth and identifying their most famous rulers: AEtla weold Hunum, Eormanric Gotum (Attila ruled the Huns, Eormanric the Goths, 18).
49) The poet names either the Goths or Eormanric no fewer than five separate times.
And I was with Eormanric all the time; there the king of the Goths rewarded me bountifully.
First: why does mention of Eormanric lead directly to mention of the generous queen Ealhhild?