Re: [gothic-l] Re: Gothic genealogy
- Not to sound too presumptuous, but wouldn't we
expect Justinian to have slaughtered the Gothic
royal family to the last remnant?
--- gerald baker <glbaker50613@...> wrote:
> I once knew a Mari Andersson, a Sioux City=====
> native now
> living in California, who said she found out in
> that she was a descendant of the Ostrogothic
> Theodoric, also known as "Dietrich von Bern." I
> expressed skepticism in a letter, and she never
> replied to it.
> Dietrich, whose "Bern" was really Verona,
> Odoacer at the "Ravensburg," (Ravenna), and
> King of Italy. I have no idea of whether or not
> of them, or Alaric, had any descendants.
> Gerald Baker
> Cedar Falls, Iowa
> --- S�ren_Larsen <sohela@...> wrote:
> > faltin2001 wrote:
> > > --- In email@example.com, "Le
> > <LeBateman@N...> wrote:
> > >> I had been doing research on a number of
> > branchs of my family,
> > > especially
> > >> the Wyatts.
> > >> They are descended from some of the later
> > Emperors. Were these
> > >> Emperors
> > >> descended from Alraiks line?. Or Odeacer.
> > can I locate
> > > information on
> > >> these
> > >> lines?
> > >> Le
> > >
> > >
> > > Hi Le,
> > >
> > > you should be very sceptical about these
> > (internet) geneologies
> > > linking families to Roman emperors and all
> > of real (and
> > > invented) kings. The decendence of most, if
> > all Roman Emperors is
> > > largely unknown and no present day family
> > seriously be linked to
> > > any of them. The same is even more correct
> > Odoacer and Alaric.
> > >
> > Although I totally agree with the gist of
> > message I am
> > really curious to know how it "is even more
> true for
> > Odoacer
> > and Alaric"?
> > Cheers
> > Soren Larsen
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