Name Origin: German
Name Gender: Male
Visigothic masc. appropriate title, actually "all-ruler," from Proto-Germanic *ala- "all" (see all) + *rikja "rule" (see rich).
master for the Visigoths who grabbed Rome in 410 (370-410)
He thwarted the efforts of Alaric to seize lands in Italy by his victories at Pollentia and Verona in 402-3 and forced him to return to Illyricum, but was criticized for having withdrawn the imperial forces from Britain and Gaul to employ against the Goths.