Definitions for "Amali"
The Amali were the leading dynasty of the Goths, a Germanic people who confronted the Roman Empire in its declining years in the west. Also called the Amals, Amaler, or Amalings, they were considered highest in worth among Gothic fighters and highest in royal dignity. According to Gothic legend, the Amali were descended from an ancient hero whose deeds earned him the title of Amala or "mighty."