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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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(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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