Maurice, Son of Theodoric: Welsh Kings and the Mediterranean World AD550-650

Philip Jenkins


Among the many petty rulers of earlymedieval Wales was a king whose name can be rendered Maurice, son of Theodoric.That seemingly odd combination of Germanic and Mediterranean/Byzantine namesdemands explanation. Understanding the appearance and spread of such exoticnames provides a valuable context for exploring a very dark period of Welshhistory.


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