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date: 23 October 2019

Alaric I (d. 410) 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Peter HeatherPeter Heather

Visigothic leader. According to the 6th-century historian *Zosimus, Alaric was originally the dissident leader of Roman troops protesting at his lack of promotion. But Zosimus has garbled Alaric’s early career in making the join between his two main historical sources—... ...

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