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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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.