Name: King Genseric Vandals
Given Name: King Genseric
Genseric, called "The Rod of God, " Vandal King in 419. He invaded Africa and conquered Carth age in 437, plundered Rome in 456, doing irreparable damag e to monuments and sculptures. So reckless were they that t o this day we speak of the wanton destruction of property a s vandalism, yet he promised to spare the city from fire an d the people from massacre, and he kept his word. He died i n 477, having married second Eudoxia the Elder, widow of Va lentinian III, whom in battle he captured with her daughter , Eudoxia. He married Eudoxia the Elder as his second wif e and the younger he married to his son, Huneric.
Father: King Gonderic Vandals b: 368
Mother: Princess Elisa Grenada b: 371
- King Hunneric Vandals b: 445