Sunieric

Sunieric (Latin: Suniericus; fl 459-461) was a Visigoth general, who collaborated with the Roman army in the re-conquest of Spain on behalf of Emperor Majorian.wikipedia
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Sunieric (Latin: Suniericus; fl 459-461) was a Visigoth general, who collaborated with the Roman army in the re-conquest of Spain on behalf of Emperor Majorian. Elevated to the rank of comes rei militaris in the same year, together with general Nepotianus, comes et magister utriusque militiae of Emperor Majorian, he sent messengers in Gallaecia to inform about the alliance between the Visigoths and the Empire.
The campaign started with an operation against the Suebi in North-Western Hispania, lasting the whole of 459, led by the magister militiae Nepotianus and the Gothic comes Sunieric.

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Elevated to the rank of comes rei militaris in the same year, together with general Nepotianus, comes et magister utriusque militiae of Emperor Majorian, he sent messengers in Gallaecia to inform about the alliance between the Visigoths and the Empire.
In 459, some envoys of Nepotianus and of the gothic comes Sunieric arrived in Gallaecia to announce the victory of Majorian and the treaty between the Romans and the Visigoths.

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Sunieric (Latin: Suniericus; fl 459-461) was a Visigoth general, who collaborated with the Roman army in the re-conquest of Spain on behalf of Emperor Majorian.

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Sunieric (Latin: Suniericus; fl 459-461) was a Visigoth general, who collaborated with the Roman army in the re-conquest of Spain on behalf of Emperor Majorian.

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Cyrila's successor, Sunieric was sent by king Theodoric II to Hispania Baetica, in 459, with a Visigothic army.

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In the wake of this alliance, Sunieric and Nepotianus led a Visigoth army in 460 against Suebi, whom they defeated near Lucus Augusti, ravaging the neighbourhood and finally moved to the Lusitania, conquering the city of Scallabis.

Scalabis

In the wake of this alliance, Sunieric and Nepotianus led a Visigoth army in 460 against Suebi, whom they defeated near Lucus Augusti, ravaging the neighbourhood and finally moved to the Lusitania, conquering the city of Scallabis.

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* Jones, Arnold Hugh Martin, John Robert Martindale, John Morris, "Suniericus", The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, volume 1, Cambridge University Press, 1992, ISBN: 0-521-07233-6, p. 1040.

John Morris (historian)

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* Jones, Arnold Hugh Martin, John Robert Martindale, John Morris, "Suniericus", The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, volume 1, Cambridge University Press, 1992, ISBN: 0-521-07233-6, p. 1040.

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* Jones, Arnold Hugh Martin, John Robert Martindale, John Morris, "Suniericus", The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, volume 1, Cambridge University Press, 1992, ISBN: 0-521-07233-6, p. 1040.

460

Majorian invades Hispania; his generals Nepotianus and Sunieric lead a Visigoth army into Gallaecia. The Suebi are defeated and Lusitania (modern Portugal) is conquered.