Amalasuntha

   Daughter of Theodoric, the Ostrogothic king of Italy (qq.v.). She was regent for her son Athalaric (526-534), then queen and joint ruler with her husband Theodahad, who murdered her in 535. Justinian I (q.v.), who was on good terms with her, used her death as a pretext to invade Italy (q.v.). Her daughter Matasuntha married Justinian I's general Germanos (q.v.).

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