a.d. 454?-526; king of the Ostrogoths (474-526)
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Word origin of 'Theodoric'
, altered (after Theodorus
, Theodore) < Goth *Thiudoreiks
, folk, akin to OHG thioda
) + reiks
, ruler, leader: for IE base see right