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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32) Including two historical personages who in real life had no connection to Attila: Ermanaric and Theodoric the Great.
Dietrichs Flucht, telling of Dietrich's fruitless struggles with Ermenrich over his rightful inheritance (a literary reflex of a supposed conflict between the fourth-century Ermanaric and the late fifth-/early sixth-century Theodoricthe Great, clearly a chronological impossibility), was edited, together with Alpharts Tod and Die Rabenschlacht, by Ernst Martin in vol.
5) The main allusion to Ermanaric comes in a twenty-line passage (88-108) that directly precedes this list of heroes.