Ricimer

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Ricimer
Ricimer monogram.jpg
Bronze cunyie wi Ricimer's monogram
Bornc. 405
DiedAugust 18, 472
EthnicityGerman
ThriftMagister militum
ReleegionArianism
ParentsRechila

Flavius Ricimer[1] (Laitin: [ˈrɪkɪmɛr]; c. 405 – August 18, 472) was a Romanised Germanic general who effectively ruled the remainin territory o the Wastren Roman Empire frae 456 till his daith in 472. Derivin his pouer frae his poseetion as magister militum o the Wastren Empire, Ricimer exercised poleetical control throu a series o puppet emperors.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Michael Frassetto, "Encyclopedia of Barbarian Europe, Society in Transformation", p. 305; Cambridge Medieval History, vol. 1 (1967:420ff.