Ostrogoths

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Ostrogoths

An Eastern Gothic people who established an empire bordering the Black Sea. They were conquered by the Huns c. AD 370.
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Udolph's concluding suggestion that the term Ostrogothi designates baptized Christian Goths as opposed to those who clung to the old pagan religion (the Visigothi) is equally unconvincing, quite apart from the interpretation of the first element as designating baptism.