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Theodosius

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Birthplace: Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Death: Died in Barcelona, Spain
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Son of Ataulf (Adolphus), King of the Visigoths and Aelia Galla Placidia Augusta
Brother of Clothilde Visigoten, der
Half brother of Justa Grata Honoria Augusta; Valentinian III, Western Roman Emperor; Athanildis; Eurica of the Visigoths; Theodora of the Visigoths and 1 other

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About Theodosius

Relations between Ataulf and Honorius improved sufficiently for Ataulf to cement them by marrying Galla Placidia at Narbonne on January 1, 414. The nuptials were celebrated with high Roman festivities and magnificent gifts from the Gothic booty. Priscus Attalus gave the wedding speech, a classical epithalamium. The marriage was recorded by Hydatius. The historian Jordanes states that they married earlier, in 411 at Forum Livii (Forlì). Jordanes's date may actually be when she and the Gothic king first became more than captor and captive.

Placidia and Ataulf had a single known son, Theodosius. He was born in Barcelona by the end of 414. Theodosius died early in the following year, thus eliminating an opportunity for a Romano-Visigothic line. Years later the corpse was exhumed and reburied in the imperial mausoleum in Old St. Peter's Basilica, Rome.

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Theodosius's Timeline

414
November 414
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
415
415
Barcelona, Spain
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