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Cynemund Gifða Cyning

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Cynemund
Ælfwine oferbædde Hrosmunde to drincan fram Cynemundes heafodbane, in Petres della Vecchia teafre
Ælfwine oferbædde Hrosmunde to drincan fram Cynemundes heafodbane, in Petres della Vecchia teafre
Gifða Cyning
Cynedom ymbe 560 – 567
Foregenga Þyrssƿiþ
Æftergenga Cynewise endod
Bearn Hrosmunda
Hus Þyrsingas
Fæder Þyrsswið Gifða Cyning
Modor
Geboren 6. century
Deaþ 567
Æfastnes Arianisc Cirice


Cynemund (Læden: Cunimundus, Niƿenglisc: Cunimund) (swealt 567) ƿæs se cyning þāra Gifða, an Eastþeodisc Gotisc folc, fram þǣm geare ymbe 560 oþ 567. He ƿæs se latost Gifða cyning, and æftergengde Þyrssƿiþ cyning his fæder æfter Þyrssƿiþ swealt friþlice. Þyrsmod ƿæs his ealdra broþor

Bæcgrund[adiht | adiht fruman]

Gifðas weoldon Sirmium byrg syððan wræstende fram Iustinianus I Eastromanisc Casere in geare 536. In 549,[1][2] Langbeardas and Gifðas ƿæron gefeohtende, and wraþa Iustinian sende 15,000 cempan þæt he healp Langbeardas. Sigefæst Langbeardas ƿæron, and Gifðas sōhton friðtreowe mid Langbeardas þa hwile þe Byzantisc cempan ƿæron nean.

Ricedom[adiht | adiht fruman]

Cynemund æftergengde Þyrssƿiþan cyninge. Þyrssƿiþ ƿæs geliclic Cynemundes agen fæder, and niþas ba þa cyningas hæfdon Langbeardum meahton for þy Ælfƿines cƿellende Þyrsmode Cynemundes broþor and Þyrssƿiþes sunu.

Guþ Langbeardum, þæt Ælfƿine lædde, gegnstyrtode in 565. Cynemund clipode niƿ Byzantisc Casere, Iustinus II, þæt Iustinus giefe helpe and Cynemund beheht Sirmium. Iustinus onfeng, ac Cynemund oferbræc his aþ Iustine.

Þa Langbeardas lator sohton ƿealdheape Æƿarum. Cynemund gegnclipode Iustinum II sƿa he gedon, and se Gifða cyning ƿæs getreoƿlic þæt he gegngeaf Sirmium to Eastromaniscum. Sƿa geƿorden, þa Byzantisc cempan ne helpaþ Gifðas þæt hie feohtaþ Langbeardum, ac cepton Sirmium. Þa Æƿare ne comon gelicƿis, ac Langbeardas oferdrifon Cynemundes hergum in 567. Paulus Diaconus spræc, Ælfƿine cƿeald þone Cynemunde and ƿorhte his heafodban cælice. Þa Langbeardas ƿandrodon Italum in 568. Þus Æƿara ƿeold eallum Gifða landum.

Æfter Gifðas ƿæron undon, Ælfƿine oferbædde Cynemundes dohtor Hrosmunde þæt heo him gehiƿod. Paulus Diaconus spræc, þa hƿile þe symblende Veronum, Ælfƿine ascode Hrosmunde to drincenne mid hire fæder, oferbædde hie þæt heo dranc hire fæderes heafodbane. Heane, Hrosmunda lator Cynemundes deaþ ƿræce. Heo scipode þæt Beorþeoƿ huscarl and Helmgils æþeling cƿealdon Ælfƿine.[3]


Fruman[adiht | adiht fruman]

  1. Wolfram 1997, p. 283
  2. Pohl 1997, pp. 90–91
  3. Moorhead, John (2005). "Ostrogothic Italy and the Lombard invasions", The Cambridge Medieval History, Volume 1 c.500–c.700. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-36291-7.