Gaiseric


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 (gī′zə-rĭk′)

Gaiseric

(ˈɡaɪzərɪk)
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(Biography) same as Genseric
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Noun1.Gaiseric - king of the Vandals who seized Roman lands and invaded North Africa and sacked Rome (428-477)
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These developments may have been related to the destruction wrought upon Portus and Rome by invading Vandals led by Gaiseric in AD 455, but may also be related to decreasing demand by the City of Rome, whose population had shrunk significantly by this date.
455 - King Gaiseric & the Vandals sack Rome - city looted for 14 days 1763 - Pontiac's Rebellion: At what is now Mackinaw City, Michigan, Fort Michilimackinac was captured by diverting the garrison's attention with a game of lacrosse, then chasing a ball into the fort.
Alaric and the Visigoths--who sacked Rome in 410 AD--were Christians, as was Gaiseric, King of the Vandals, who plundered the Eternal City in 455.