The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A Hun, son of one of Attila's officers, who entered the Imperial Guards, dethroned Augustulus, and became emperor himself; Zeno, the emperor of the East, enlisted Theodoric of the Ostrogoths against him, who made a treaty with him to be joint ruler of the kingdom of Italy, and assassinated him in 493.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Odoacer'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/odoacer.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.