Romulus Augustulus

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Romulus Augustus
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Cynedom 31 Ƿinterfylleþ 475 – 4 Haligmōnaþ 476
Foregenga Iulius Nepos
Æftergenga Nān
Full nama
Flauius Momyllus Romulus
Fæder Orestes
Deaþ ungecenned, æfter 476

Romulus Augustus ƿæs se endmesta Ƿestrēmisca Cāsere. He ƿæs ymbe þæm geare 461 geboren and his dēaþ is ungecenned ac it ƿæs æfter 476, and man secgð þe he giet alibbedede in 507 be bēc of þæm geare.[1]) Romulus ƿæs cildcyning, abanned Cāsere þæs ƿestdǣl þæs Rōmāniscan Rīce æfter his fæder Orestes adrāf Iulius Nepos Cāsere of Italie in 475. Romules cynedōm begann on 31 October 475 and endode æfter ānum ƿintre on 4 Haligmōnaþ 476 þan Ēadƿacer hine oferƿearp. Stǣrƿritas secgaþ þe Romules dǣd þe he gesealde him in hande betæcneþ se ende þæs ƿestrīce, Ealdes Rōmes feall and þara Middelyldum angyn in Ƿesternum Europan.

Þæs Cāseres nama ƿæs Momyllus Romulus and he ricsode be naman Romulus Augustus. Be his binaman is he betste gecnaƿen se is "'Romulus Augustulus", þærin is Augustulus 'Agustcynn' oððe Se 'Lytla Augustus'.[2] Ealdran bēc nemnaþ hine Romulus Momyllus oððe Momyllus Augustulus, and stǣrƿriteras secgaþ þe Momyllus meaht bēon being a corruption of Romulus.[3]

Bēc of his ielde habbaþ fēa þing ymbe Romules līfe. He ƿæs abanned cāsere be Orestes his fæder, se ƿæs ƿigenahlāford þæs Rōmānisc Here æfter he adrāf Iulius Nepos Cāsere of Eotolƿare. Romulus ƿæs geong cild and his rīce ƿæs gedƿimorlīce for he ƿæs tæcencyning for his fædres rīce. Ūtan Italie aliefedon fēa þe he ƿæs rihte cāsere ne meahten he abūgan to his ƿealde.

Tiene monaþlang ƿæs Romules cynedōm þan hine aƿearp Ēadƿacer, æfter þe Ēadƿacer hæfde sige ofer Orestes and hine ofslōg. He sendede Romulus to ƿunienne in Lucullanum þæm Byrig sēo is in Campanie and þæreft fordƿīneþ Romulus Augustulus of stǣrbōca spellum.

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  1. Burns, Thomas, A History of the Ostrogoths, p. 74
  2. Bysen:Citation
  3. Gibbon, Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, 4.36.