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 (thē-ŏd′ər-ĭk) Known as "the Great." ad 454?-526.
King of the Ostrogoths (c. 474-526) who invaded Italy, killed Odoacer, and founded the Ostrogoth kingdom in Italy (493).
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(θɪˈɒdərɪk) or


(Biography) called the Great. ?454–526 ad, king of the Ostrogoths and founder of the Ostrogothic kingdom in Italy after his murder of Odoacer (493)
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(θiˈɒd ə rɪk)

A.D. 454?–526, king of the Ostrogoths: ruler of Italy 493–526.
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Boethius entered public service under Ostrogothic King Theodoric the Great, who later imprisoned and executed him in 524 on charges of conspiracy to overthrow him.
The historical Boethius had held office under Theodoric's government and was probably imprisoned for political reasons in late 523 or early 524, before his execution in 525.
He argued that slavery continued to exist through Late Antiquity and that the "impression" of such a transformation having occurred as Finley suggested was "not overwhelming." He further argued that the references to slaves and freedmen in the Digest, a collection of texts dating before the fourth century, occur about three times as often as from "the one hundred years after [CE] 193 (the period of supposed decline) as from the three hundred years before" and that slave legislation comprises 51 of the 154 articles in the Edict of Theodoric, a barbarian code, also citing multiple mass manumissions recorded in Late Antiquity like those of Melania, who manumitted 8,000 of her slaves in one day (96, 129).
The acceptance of Theodoric by the Roman aristocracy, his title of a patricius, his Edict that was to make him resemble Roman emperors made him a more acceptable ruler in terms of Roman tradition (BRUNI 1441, p.
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Hideaki Ozaki has been named as the new president and CEO of NTT Com Asia, Theodoric Chan has been named as chief commercial officer (CCO) and Taylor Man has been named as chief technology officer (CTO).
4008, The National Flood Insurance Program: Factors Affecting Actuarial Soundness 14 (2009), /sites/default/files/cbofiles/ftpdocs/106xx/doc 10620/11-04-floodinsurance.pdf; see also Theodoric Meyer, Using Outdated Data, FEMA Is Wrongly Placing Homeowners in Flood Zones, ProPublica (July 18, 2013, 1:07 PM), -outdated-data-fema-is-wrongly-placing-homeowners-in-flood-zones.
Long after the empire crumbled in Europe, "barbarians" like Theodoric and Charlemagne did everything they could to keep the Roman way of life alive, preserving its system of law and administration centuries after "true Romans" like Valens had disappeared.
The five winners that rose to the top included: Amanda Ng Astha Kalbag, Edric Subur, Jecolia Tong, and Theodoric Phay.
Theodoric Meyer was until recently ProPublica's reporting fellow.