Ildibad (Sometimes rendered Hildebad or Heldebadus) (died 541) was a king of the Ostrogoths in Italy, being chosen to replace Witiges, who had been engaged in various intregues with Belisarius, and had left Ravenna. He moved his capital to Pavia in 540, conquered Treviso, installing his nephew Totila as commander, and soon controlled Venetia and Liguria.
- Herwig Wolfram, History of the Goths (University of California Press, 1990).
- Wolfram (1990)
- Peter Heather, The Goths (Oxford: Blackwell, 1996), p. 242
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