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*(Onw/rixos), king of the Vandals in Africa (A. D. 477-484) son of Genseric. He succeeded his father A. D. 477, and married Eudocia, daughter of the emperor Valentinian, in whose court he had been a hostage. His reign was chiefly marked by his savage persecution of the Catholics--rendered famous by the alleged miracle of the confession of Tipasa; and he died of a loathsome disease, A. D. 484. (Procop. Bell. Vand. 1.5, 8; Victor Vitensis, apud Ruinart.; Gibbon, 100.37.)


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