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  Ermanaric - LoveToKnow 1911
Ermanaric built up for himself a vast kingdom, which eventually extended from the Danube to the Baltic and from the Don to the Theiss.
Sonhild or Svanhild becomes the wife of Ermanaric, and the motive for her murder is replaced by an accusation of adultery between Svanhild and her stepson.
She is given in marriage to the Gothic king Jormunrek (Ermanaric), who sends his son Randver as proxy wooer in company of Bicci, the evil counsellor.
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Ermanaric (Gothic Airmanareiks, or "lofty-king") was the first great king of the Ostrogoths and a dominant figure in eastern Europe for much of the third century.
Ermanaric, in a series of wars against the Sarmatians and other tribes, expanded the kingdom in all directions.
Ermanaric was the last Ostrogothic king to follow the ancestral Germanic pagan religion, now known as Asatru.
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 Ermanaric - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The exact limits of his territory, however, are obscure, but it seems to have stretched south of the Pripet Marshes between the Don and Dniester rivers.
Ermanaric is mentioned in two Roman sources; the writings of Ammianus Marcellinus and in Getica by the 6th century historian Jordanes.
According to Jordanes, the realm Ermanaric ruled was called Oium.
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 Ermanaric   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The exact limits of his territory are obscure, but it seems to have stretched south of the Pripet Marshes between the Don and Dniester rivers.
Ermanaric's name in his native Gothic was probably Aírmanareiks.
According to Ammianus, Ermanaric is 'a most warlike king' who eventually commits suicide, facing the aggression of the Huns, who invaded his territories in the 370s.
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 German Heroes
Odoacer was Theodoric's true enemy, not Ermanaric as in the German legend, because Ermanaric had died a century earlier, in c.
Ermanaric in reteliation, captured the Rosomoni chieftain's wife, Sunilda, where her limbs were torn apart by wild horses.
According to the Thiðrekssaga, Ermanaric was called Erminrek, and he was the son of King Samson of Salerni and of Hildisvid, daughter of Earl Rodgeir.
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 Northvegr - The Heroic Saga-Cycle of Dietrich of Bern
The king's only son, Randver, is sent to bring home the bride, but on their arrival Bikka accuses them of illicit love and Ermanaric in his rage has Randver hanged and Swanhild trampled to death by wild horses.
But they themselves were fired with love at sight of the beautiful maid; by means of their treasures they won her favour, and for this crime they were punished with death by the angry god.
Ermanaric, incensed at their presumption and covetous of their treasure, gets the two youths into his power, and has them hanged.
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 Dietrich Legend
In Germanic legend, Theodoric was known as Dietrich, and he was made contemporary of other well-known historical figures, Attila the Hun (Etzel), Guntharius (Gunther) and Ermanaric (Jormunrek).
Ermanaric the king of the Goths, invaded Bern and expulsed Dietrich from his kingdom.
Dietrich von Bern, Ermanaric, Attila (Etzel), Hildebrand, Wolfhart, Kriemhild, Gunther, Hagen, Waltharius.
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The second reason for Ermanaric’s memory to be viewed with suspicion was the way he met his end.
Ermanaric initially resisted but would seem to have been seized by an overwhelming feeling of fear and mental paralysis, leading him to commit suicide “to escape his fear of making crucial decisions”.
His role as King has been equated as much to a High Priest as to a warrior and it was suggested, both by contemporaries and by later writers, that his “suicide” was in fact a voluntary ritual sacrifice to the Gods in an attempt to avert the dire threat from the Huns.
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Strictly speaking, the only points in which the Dietrich saga agrees with the formula are that the hero returns in triumph to his own country, rules in security after his enemy's death, and at last meets with and extraordinary, or at any rate mysterious, death himself.
The historical Ermanaric, compared by some Roman historians with Alexander the Great, was a very different character from the Ermanaric of saga.
Gradually the Ermanaric of saga became the type of cruelty and tyranny, and with him was associated an evil counsellor, Bikka, who, to avenge the death of relatives of his own, incited his master to further atrocities, among them the execution of his only son.
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 Amazon.com: Star of the Sun: Books: Charles Schaefer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Ermanaric had been confused lately by the strange turn of events in his life.
Ermanaric stumbled through the fields as he ran toward the burning village.
Ermanaric stepped in to engage the battle only to be knocked to the ground.
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 The Saga of Ermanaric
To be sure, Ermanaric is the first who is attested as King of the Greutungi and King of the Ostrogoths.
But the Origo Gothica described in Ermanaric certain personal traits and behavior that in the heroic saga developed into the theme of the king as a demonic tyrant and destroyer of his own race.
The other plausible etymology sees in the Rosomoni "the reds." This designation could be derived from the custom of dyeing the hair red, which is known to us especially from war bands who pledged themselves to a divine ancestor as their warlord.
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 Wikinfo | Ostrogoth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This so-called "split" or more appropriately, resettlement of western tribes into the Roman province of Dacia, was a natural result of population saturation of the area along the Black Sea where these Ostrogoths established a vast and powerful kingdom.
The rise of the Huns around 370 brought the Ostrogoth under their supremacy, possibly prompting the Visigothic leader Fritigern to request resettlement across the Danube, and perhaps the Ostrogothic ruler Ermanaric's suicide in 378 reported by Ammianus.
According to the Getica of Jordanes, this Ermanaric lived to be a 110years old.
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 Ermanaric - HighBeam Encyclopedia
He was a legendary figure in medieval European literature, where his name appears variously as Ermenrichus and Hermeneric; in old Norse literature he was known as Jörmunrekkr.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Ermanaric" at HighBeam.
Undermining and en-gendering vengeance: distancing and anti-feminism in the Poetic Edda.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Ostrogoths - AOL Research & Learn
They split into two divisions, their names reflecting the areas in which they settled; the Ostrogoths settled in Ukraine, while the Visigoths, or West Goths, moved further west of them.
By c.375 the Huns conquered the Ostrogothic kingdom ruled by Ermanaric, which extended from the Dniester River, north and east to the headwaters of the Volga River.
The Ostrogoths were subject to the Huns until the death (453) of Attila, when they settled in Pannonia (roughly modern Hungary) as allies of the Byzantine (East Roman) empire.
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 SCC Forums > The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire PT. II   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
This expansion became explosive under a little-known king named Ermanaric (342?-372), forming an empire that levied tribute on all German and Slavic tribes between the Baltic and the Black Seas (modern Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine).
Ermanaric found this out when he foolishly attacked the Huns.
His disastrous defeat was followed by a Hun invasion that shattered his kingdom; Ermanaric reportedly cut his throat to avoid capture by the new, terrifying enemy.
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Other Germanic peoples have also preserved literary or pictorial accounts of many of these persons, and some of them are based on historical characters, e.g.
Ermanaric (Jörmunrekr), the 4th century King of the East Goths and Attila (Atli), King of the Huns (of the 5th century).
The oldest Eddic lays have been dated to the 9th century, and it is thought likely that most of them were composed in the last period of paganism, but some not until after the conversion to Christianity.
www.hi.is /HI/Ranns/SAM/codex.html   (678 words)

 Northvegr - Sigfred, Arminius and Other Papers
It is an old and holy place --- and pilgrims, we may suppose, journeyed to the 'Famous Rock' and 'Grave' of the poems as they journey now to the relics.
This second Alexander, as he was fitly called, held sway from the sandy lake-pitted shores of the Baltic over the fl lands ('uberes agri,' Ammianus calls them) of Russia, down to the river deltas of the Black Sea coast, and from the Carpathians ('Harvaða-fiællom' of our Lays) to the Eastern steppes.
It is easy on such maps as those in Réclus' Geography (a book which one never reads without admiration and gratitude) to trace the steps of their journey.
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 The shared - and not so shared - history of Pridnestrovie and Moldova
Instead, from approximately 300 to 376 AD, the territory of Pridnestrovie was ruled by Ermanaric, whose empire stretched south of the Pripet Marshes between the Don and Dniester rivers.
Ermanaric respected the natural border provided by the Dniester and did not rule over any of the territory which is today Moldova.
East Slavs settle in Pridnestrovie: 600 AD By 600 AD, the so-called East Slavs settled along the Dnieper river in what is now Ukraine; they then spread westward to the basins of the northern Dniester and the Southern Buh (Bug river).
www.tiraspoltimes.com /node/300/print   (2865 words)

 ERMANARIC (fl. 350-376) - Online Information article about ERMANARIC (fl. 350-376)
Ermanaric built up for himself a vast See also:
Sonhild or Svanhild becomes the wife of Ermanaric, and the See also:
hall of Ermanaric they make a great slaughter of the Goths, and hew off the hands and feet of Ermanaric, but they themselves are slain with stones.
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 Ermanaric fumes
Ermanaric the Replicator was sitting at his desk in his favourite place, his new and improved Research Facility, but he was not happy.
Ermanaric: We have been reviewing some old Intelligence Reports, including your old attack logs.
Ermanaric: What we find, as you very well know, is that your meteoric rise has been fuelled by masses of attacks on our Replicator Brethren!
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 Ostrogoth information - Search.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Ostrogothic ruler Ermanaric's suicide in 378 is reported by Ammianus.
According to the Getica of Jordanes, this Ermanaric lived to be 110 years old.
Over the following decades, the Ostrogoths dwelt in the Balkans with the Huns, becoming one of the many Hunnic vassals fighting in Europe as in the Battle of Chalons in 451.
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 AllRefer.com - Ermanaric (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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Their expansion didn't take the form of a migration back to their old homes, but seems to have been more economic and probably based on extracting tribute in exchange for peace.
The first Ostrogothic king that we have any significant information about was Ermanaric, who likely ruled from about 320 to 375, and who by around 350 controlled an expanse of territory from the Baltic Sea to the Black Sea.
However, by 360, the Huns began to apply pressure on them from the east, and by 375 had not only destroyed the Ostrogothic kingdom, but also taken it over.
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 Dietrich ... - TheologyWeb Campus
We have archaeological evidence that Verona and Ravenna (another city mentioned in the Dietrich saga) was occupied during the mid-first millenium A.D. Does this confirm that the saga of Dietrich of Bern is historically accurate?
The story contains anachronisms, such as Attila, Gunther and Ermanaric all living contemporaneously with Dietrich, a historical impossibility.
But of course this leaves us with a completely unbelievable story where there were other Ermanarics and Attilas, also leaders of the same groups that the historically known ones led, living just a generation earlier or later.
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 Battles: The Battle of Adrianople :: 0 A.D. :: Wildfire Games
By the early 370s the Huns had conquered an Iranian people known as the Alans and were now in the process of turning towards the Gothic Kingdom of Gruethungia in the Ukraine.
Despite a strong and passionate resistance the Gruethungian Goths could not hold out forever and soon the old king of the Gruethungian Goths, Ermanaric killed himself and with his death the Goths left Ukraine.
When the Gruethungian Goths broke under pressure from the Huns they fell back and reformed in a new land to the west under a new king, Vithimer.
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 Columbia Encyclopedia- Ermanaric - AOL Research & Learn
Columbia Encyclopedia- Ermanaric - AOL Research & Learn
He extended his power over other barbarian tribes and thus built up in eastern Europe an empire stretching from the Dneister River north to the Don and east to the headwaters of the Volga.
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 Rome and the Barbarians
Shapur I, the second Sassanid Shah of Persia who waged three successful campaigns against Rome, captured the Emperor Valerian, and sacked Antioch, the third city of the Roman Empire
Ermanaric, the King of the Gothic confederation, remembered in Norse legend as a cunning and cruel tyrant, who committed suicide after being defeated by Huns and Alans in 375.
A list like this can only begin to scratch the surface of the personalities brought to life by Professor Harl, whose dedication to this historical place and period is so complete he can be accurately described as speaking of individual Romans—as well as barbarian kings—as if they were acquaintances.
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 GERMANIA: Visigoths, Ostrogoths, Vandals, Vikings, Orkney, etc.
Eventually, it may have extended all the way to the Don, and then spread north, by some (questionable) reckonings all the way back to the Baltic.
The long episode of Germans in the East would later evoke dreadful ambitions.
There is little doubt that Hitler saw himself as revenging Ermanaric with his invasion of Russia.
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