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Ataulf (sometimes spelled Athavulf or Athaulf, "father-wolf", Latinized as Ataulphus or Adolphus, in Spanish Ataúlfo) was king of the Visigoths from 410 to 415 CE.
Ataulf may have received some additional encouragement in the form of payments in gold from the Emperor Honorius—since Ataulf carried with him as a respected hostage the emperor's half-sister Galla Placidia, who had long been his captive.
Under Ataulf's rule, the Visigoths couldn't be said to be masters of a settled kingdom until Ataulf took possession of Narbonne and Toulouse in 413.
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Ataulf (gotisk: «far–ulv», latin: Ataulphus eller Adolphus, spansk: Ataúlfo) var vestgoternes konge fra 410 til 415.
Dette fornærmet Ataulf ytterligere siden han ikke ble konsultert.
Som svar utropte Ataulf Priscus Attalus som Augustus i [[Bordeaux i 414.
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 Ataulf - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ataulf (sometimes spelled Athaulf, "father-wolf") was king of the Visigoths from 410 to 415.
Under Ataulf's rule, the Visigoths could not be said to be masters of a settled kingdom until Ataulf took possession of Narbonne (413) and Toulouse, but they sustained an uneasy client relationship with the Western Roman Empire.
In reply, Ataulf acclaimed as Augustus Priscus Attalus, the former emperor whom Alaric had set up at Rome in opposition to Honorius at Ravenna, and who had remained with the Goths after he had been deposed and had even graced the wedding of Ataulf.
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 Ataulf - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
King Ataulf's first act was to halt Alaric's southward expansion of the Goths in Italy.
Under the latter's reign, Galla Placidia was returned to Ravenna where, in 417, at the urging of Honorius, she remarried, her new husband being the implacable enemy of the Goths, Constantius.
The main sources for the career of Ataulf are Paulus Orosius, the chronicles of the Galician bishop Hydatius, and those of Augustine's disciple, Prosper of Aquitaine.
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 Northvegr - The Invasion of Europe by the Barbarians
Ataulf crossed the Alps early in A.D. 412, perhaps by the pass of Mont Genevre, to play a leading part in the troubled politics of Gaul, taking with him his captive Galla Placidia and the deposed Emperor Attalus.
At Barcelona a son was born to Ataulf and Placidia.
He received a large supply of corn, and in return Galla Placidia, Ataulf's queen, who was still with the Goths, was restored to her brother Honorius.
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Ataulf (sometimes spelled Athaulf) was king of the Visigoths from AD 410 to 415.
He succeded his brother Alaric, and his reign came to a sudden end when the servant of a noble he had slain killed him while he bathed.
Under his rule, the Visigoth Kingdom remained a loyal vassal to the Roman Empire.
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 Ataulf - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He sought the alliance of the Western emperor, Honorius, whose sister Galla Placidia he married in 414.
However, the general Constantius (later Emperor Constantius III), jealous of Ataulf, turned Honorius against him.
Constantius blockaded the Gallic ports, and Ataulf, cut off from supplies, led his people into N Spain (see Visigoths).
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 2. The Visigoths. 2001. The Encyclopedia of World History
His brother-in-law Ataulf was elected to succeed him.
Ataulf, originally bent on the destruction of the very name of Rome, now bent his energies to the fusion of Visigothic vigor and Roman tradition.
Ataulf led the Visigoths north, ravaged Etruria, crossed the Alps, ravaged Gaul, and married (against her brother Honorius's will) Galla Placidia (414) after the Roman ritual.
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 Conspiratus Angelorum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
As Ataulf began to turn his attention to the south, to subdue the remaining Basque, an illness began to spread throughout his troops.
Ataulf was forced to halt his campaign, and return to Pompeiopolis himself.
And so Ataulf took her words to heart, for he left the Basque lands and eventually settled his men further south, in what is now Toledo.
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 Online Encyclopedia and Dictionary - 412   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Visigoths move into Gaul, led by Alaric's brother Ataulf.
Ataulf marries Galla Placidia, sister of the Emperor Honorius.
Lazarus, bishop of Aix en Provence, and Herod, bishop of Arles, are expelled from their sees on a charge of Manichaeism.
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 Jovinus Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
His end came when the Visigoths left Italy (at Priscus Attalus' advice) to join him, and their king Ataulf attacked and killed Sarus, who had also come to support Jovinus.
Insulted, Ataulf allied the Visigoths with Honorius, and defeated Jovinus' troops.
Jovinus fled for his life, but was captured in Narbonne and was executed by order of Postumus Dardanus, the governor of Gaul.
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Back to article: ATAULPHUS (the Latinized form of the Gothic Ataulf, " Father-wolf," from atta, father, and vulfs, wolf; mod.
ATAULPHUS (the Latinized form of the Gothic Ataulf, " Father-wolf," from atta, father, and vulfs, wolf; mod.
Adolf, Latinized as Adolphus, the form used by Gibbon for the subject of this article), king of the Goths (d.
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 Imago Mundi - Ataulf (Athaulphe).
Ataulf, Ataulphe ou Athaulphe, roi des Wisigoths (410-415), successeur et beau-frère d'Alaric qui, après la prise de Rome, mourut à Cosenza, près de Regggio, en 410.
Ataulf le surprit avec une armée de 10 000 hommes et le fit mourir pour satisfaire sa vengeance.
Ataulf, pressé par les Romains et cédant aux instances de Placidie, à qui cette guerre contre ses compatriotes était odieuse, quitta la Narbonaise
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Jovinus tried to negotiate with the invading Goths of Ataulf (412), but his proclamation of his brother Sebastianus as augustus made Ataulf seek alliance with Honorius.
Honorius had Ataulf settle the matter with Jovinus, and the rebel was defeated and executed in 413.
Ataulf was forced by Constantius to move to Hispania, and Attalus, having again lost Visigoth support, was captured and deposed.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Western Roman Emperors from 407-425
The acclamation of Sebastianus caused Ataulf to reopen negotiations with Honorius.
Sebastianus was captured by Ataulf and executed by Honorius' Gallic praetorian prefect Dardanus in 413.
He was able to defeat Gerontius and Constantine III in Gaul in 411 and expelled the Goths under Ataulf from Italy in 412.
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 Past & Present
After Rome's fourth-century decline and the beginning of its disintegration, Barcelona enjoyed one of its early golden ages as the Visigothic capital under the rule of Ataulf and the Roman Empress of the West, Galla Placidia (388-450), daughter of Theodosius I and one of the most influential and fascinating women of early European history.
Ataulf, assassinated in Barcelona in 415, was succeeded by Visigothic rulers who moved their capital to Toledo, leaving Barcelona to a secondaryrole through the sixth and seventh centuries.
The Moors invaded in the eighth century; and in 801, in what was to be a decisive moment in Catalonia's and Barcelona's history, the Franks under Charlemagne captured the city and made it a buffer zone at the edge of Al Andalus, the Moors' empire on the Iberian peninsula.
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 CalendarHome.com - 410s - Calendar Encyclopedia
Ataulf succeeds his brother-in-law Alaric as king of the Visigoths.
The Visigoths move into Gaul, led by Alaric's brother-in-law Ataulf.
Ataulf, king of the Visigoths, marries Galla Placidia, the sister of Roman Emperor Honorius.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Ataulf
Having supported Galla Placidia in her struggle with her brother, Emperor Honorius, Boniface fled to Africa in 422.
Galla Placidia, c.388-450, Roman empress of the West, daughter of Theodosius I. Captured by Alaric I in the course of his Italian campaign, she was held by the Visigoths as a hostage and married (414) Alaric's successor Ataulf.
After the murder (415) of Ataulf she was at first ill-treated but was returned in
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Ataulf pointed at the battered girl, now curled up, knees and head pressed close to her chest, trembling.
Ataulf escorted her to the hub of the camp, a sumptuous country villa-the owners fled or perished.
Ataulf led her to a woman with the same red hair and piercing green eyes as his own.
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 42. The Vandals, 403 Page 1
At Rome he had made prisoner Theodosius' daughter Placidia, and he married her; but he did not choose to rule at Rome, because, as he said, his Goths would never bear a quiet life in a city.
Ataulf died in Spain, and Placidia came back to Ravenna, where Honorius gave her in marriage to a Roman general named Constantius, and she had a son named Valentinian, who, when his uncle died after thirty-seven years of a wretched reign, became Emperor in his stead, under his mother's guardianship, in 423.
Two great generals who were really able men were her chief supporters—Boniface, Count or Commander of Africa; and Aëtius, who is sometimes called the last of the Romans, though he was not by birth a Roman at all, but a Scythian.
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 Marcus Lives! - Alternate History Discussion Board
King Ataulf is given sanctuary, nevertheless, by Emperor Eucherius, and he leaves for the south on what seems to be a mission irrelated to military at all.
King Ataulf begins the construction of an army and seige machinery, with the dream of doing to Carthage what his half-brother did to Rome.
As King Ataulf is trying to starve the city, he loses the advantage of surprise and the use of his armies.
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 Sigeric - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His predecessor, Ataulf, had been mortally wounded in his bath at the palace of Barcelona by an assassin.
At Ataulf's death, Sarus' faction, the Amali, violated the laws of succession by immediately making Sigeric, the brother of Sarus, king.
Because Sigeric was an Amali, a member a rival subgroup among the Visigoths to the Balti (of which Ataulf and Wallia were part), then, in the succession of kings usually labeled the Balti dynasty, Sigeric is the only one who doesn't belong.
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 AllRefer.com - Constantius III (Ancient History, Rome, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Aspiring to the hand of Honorius' sister Galla Placidia, he vied with his rival, Ataulf, the Visigothic king, and drove him from Gaul into Spain shortly after Ataulf's marriage (414) to Galla Placidia.
In 416, after Ataulf was assassinated, he made peace with the new Visigothic king, Wallia, and in 417 he married Galla Placidia.
He was the prime mover in granting (418) local government to Gaul and in settling (419) the Visigoths in Aquitaine.
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