A Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic; traditionally held to have invented the Gothic alphabet (311-382). Synonyms:Bishop Ulfila, Bishop Wulfila, Ulfila, Ulfilas, Wulfila.
... surrendered to the Visigoths the great province of Dacia.  The barbarians now came in contact with Roman civilization and began to lead more settled lives. Some of them even accepted Christianity from Bishop Ulfilas, who translated the ... — EARLY EUROPEAN HISTORY • HUTTON WEBSTER