Theodoric II

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Theodoric II, Teodorico in Spanish and Portuguese, (c. undefined 426 – early 466) was the eighth King of Visigoths from 453 to 466.wikipedia
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Majorian

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In late 458 the Western Roman Emperor, Majorian entered Septimania to attack Theodoric and reclaim the province for the empire.
Defeating king Theodoric II at the Battle of Arelate, Majorian forced the Goths to abandon their possessions in Septimania and Hispania and return to federate status immediately.

Septimania

GothiaMarch of GothiaGothic March
In late 458 the Western Roman Emperor, Majorian entered Septimania to attack Theodoric and reclaim the province for the empire.
It referred to the western part of the Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis that passed to the control of the Visigoths in 462, when Septimania was ceded to their king, Theodoric II.

Thorismund

Theoderic II, son of Theodoric I, obtained the throne by killing his elder brother Thorismund.
undefined 420–453), became king of the Visigoths after his father Theodoric was killed in the Battle of the Catalaunian Plains (also called Battle of Châlons) in 451 CE. He was murdered in 453 and was succeeded by his brother Theodoric II.

Theodoric I

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Theoderic II, son of Theodoric I, obtained the throne by killing his elder brother Thorismund.
With his whole army and his sons, Thorismund and Theodoric, he joined Aëtius.

Battle of Arelate

Majorian defeated Theodoric at the Battle of Arelate, forcing the Visigoths to abandon Septimania and withdraw west to Aquitania.
The Battle of Arelate was fought in 458 near Arelate (Arles) between Western Roman Emperor Majorian and Visigothic king Theodoric II.

Euric

Euric of Toulouse
Theodoric was himself murdered in 466 by his younger brother Euric, who succeeded him to the throne.
Euric (Gothic: *Aiwareiks, see Eric), also known as Evaric, or Eurico in Spanish and Portuguese (c. 440 – 28 December 484), son of Theodoric I, ruled as king (rex) of the Visigoths, after murdering his brother, Theodoric II, from 466 until his death in 484.

Spanish language

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Theodoric II, Teodorico in Spanish and Portuguese, (c.

Portuguese language

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Theodoric II, Teodorico in Spanish and Portuguese, (c.

Visigoths

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undefined 426 – early 466) was the eighth King of Visigoths from 453 to 466.

Edward Gibbon

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The English historian Edward Gibbon writes that "he justified this atrocious deed by the design which his predecessor had formed of violating his alliance with the empire."

Roman emperor

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In late 458 the Western Roman Emperor, Majorian entered Septimania to attack Theodoric and reclaim the province for the empire.

Gallia Aquitania

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Majorian defeated Theodoric at the Battle of Arelate, forcing the Visigoths to abandon Septimania and withdraw west to Aquitania.

Hispania

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Under the new treaty with the Romans, the Visigoths had to relinquish their recent conquests in Hispania and return to federate status.

Sidonius Apollinaris

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The Gallo-Roman Sidonius Apollinaris wrote a famously vivid and gushing letter to his brother-in-law Agricola describing the king and his court:

Kingdom of Galicia

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The Roman emperor Avitus sent a large army of foederates, under the direction of the Visigoth Theoderic II, who defeated the Suebi army by the river Órbigo, near modern-day Astorga.

Roussillon

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The region formed part of the Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis from 121 BC to AD 462, when it was ceded with the rest of Septimania to the Visigoth Theodoric II.

Avitus

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Avitus had a good relationship with the Visigoths, in particular with their king Theodoric II, who was a friend of his and who acclaimed Avitus Emperor.

Battle of Orleans (463)

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The Battle of Orléans took place in the year 463 pitting the forces of the Kingdom of Soissons, under the command of the magister militum Aegidius, against those of the Visigoths who were commanded by the Visigoth King Theodoric II and his brother Federico.

460

Emperor Majorian gathers an expeditionary force (Alans and other barbarians) in Liguria, and enters Aquitaine after a long march, where he visits King Theodoric II at Toulouse.

Agilolfings

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possibly identical with one Agilulf, a steward of the Visigothic king Theoderic II, who was executed in 457.

Military history of Spain

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In 456, the new Catholic king, Rechiar, died in battle with the Visigoth king Theodoric II and the Suevi kingdom began to retreat under Gothic pressure.

Visigothic Kingdom

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Theodoric II (453–466) invaded and defeated the King of the Suevi, Rechiarius, at the battle on the river Orbigo in 456 near Asturica Augusta (Astorga) and then sacked Bracara Augusta (Braga), the Suevi capital.

Carcassonne

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In 462 the Romans officially ceded Septimania to the Visigothic king Theodoric II who had held Carcassonne since 453.

Villeneuve-lès-Maguelone

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Septimania was the western region of the Roman province of Gallia Narbonensis, which passed under the control of the Visigothic kingdom in 462, when Septimania was ceded to Theodoric II, king of the Visigoths.