They rose with Goth and Ostrogoth to free themselves from the heavy yoke.
Ostrogoth and Frank, Saracen and Christian, fought one after another for possession of the mighty city.
The Visigoth and Ostrogoth with their great natural gifts could not found a kingdom.
He became a favourite with Theodoric, the Ostrogoth, who ruled in Rome from 500, and was one of his intimate friends.
A new hero came upon the scene in the person of Theodoric, the Ostrogoth.
Theodoric, the Ostrogoth, re-established municipal schools through his dominion.
But the Emperor had really nothing to offer worth the Ostrogoth's acceptance.
He is identified, I believe, by universal consent, with Theodoric the Ostrogoth.
c.1600, one of the "East Goths," who conquered Italy late 5c. and established, under Theodric, a kingdom there that lasted from 493 to 555 C.E., from Late Latin Ostrogothæ, from Germanic, literally "eastern Goths" from Proto-Germanic *aust(a)r- "east" (see east; for second element, see Goth; also cf. Visigoth), but according to Klein this is a folk corruption of an earlier Austrogoti, from a Germanic compound, the first element of which means "shining" or "splendid," from Proto-Germanic *austr-, from PIE *ausr- (see aurora), which is also, via "sunrise," the root of the Latin word for "east."