Euric sentence example

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  • On the capture of that city by the Goths in 474 he was imprisoned, as he had taken an active part in its defence; but he was afterwards restored by Euric, king of the Goths, and continued to govern his bishopric as before.
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  • It is now certain that the earliest written code of the Visigoths dates back to King Euric (466-485).
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  • Besides his own constitutions, Euric included in this collection constitutions of his predecessors, Theodoric I.
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  • Euric's code was used for all cases between Goths, and between them and Romans; in cases between Romans, Roman law was used.
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  • At the instance of Euric's son, Alaric II., an examination was made of the Roman laws in use among Romans in his dominions, and the resulting compilation was approved in 506 at an assembly at Aire, in Gascony, and is known as the Breviary of Alaric, and sometimes as the Liber Aniani, from the fact that the authentic copies bear the signature of the referendarius Anian.
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  • Euric's code remained in force among the Visigoths of Spain until the reign of Leovigild (568-586), who made a new one, improving upon that of his predecessor.
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  • Parts of this law have been taken directly from the Visigothic law of Euric and from the law of the Alamanni.
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  • It was captured by Euric the Goth in 466 and by the Franks under Childebert in 542; it was dismantled by Charlemagne in 778, but repulsed the emir of Saragossa in 907.
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  • In religion Alaric was an Arian, but he greatly mitigated the persecuting policy of his father Euric towards the Catholics and authorized them to hold in 506 the council of Agde.
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  • Under Euric (466-485) the West Gothic power again became largely a Spanish power.
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  • Among the West Goths written laws had already been put forth by Euric. The second Alaric (484-507) put forth a Breviarium of Roman law for his Roman subjects; but the great collection of West Gothic laws dates from the later days of the monarchy, being put forth by King Recceswinth about 654.
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  • The fratricidal murderer and successor of Theodoric, Euric (466485) followed his brothers policy in Spain.
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  • His successors again are but names, Euric (680687) and Egica (687701).
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  • Apollinaris Sidonius paid court to Euric, since 476 the independent king of the Visigoths, against whom he had defended Auvergne; and Avitus, bishop of Vienne, was graciously received by Gundibald, king of the Burgundians.
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