Valentinian's successor, Theodosius
I, was an adherent of the Nicene Creed, but that did not mean that Ambrose would ignore his transgressions any more than he had those of Valentinian.
Marvel at the Obelisk of Theodosius
, constructed from pink granite in AD 390.
Although there is a tendency to assume that the victory of Christianity was complete with the closing of pagan temples under Theodosius
, in fact paganism retained considerable vitality throughout the fifth and sixth centuries.
382: Emperor Theodosius
I concludes a peace treaty with the Goths and settles them in the Balkans in exchange for military service.
Only 10 per cent of his population was then Christian, but by the end of the century Emperor Theodosius
could make Christianity the state religion.
Munib Younan of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jerusalem, Iman Yahya N Hendi, President of Clergy Beyond Borders and Muslim Chaplain at Georgetown University, HE Archbishop Theodosius
(Atallah) Hanna, Archbishop of Sebastia, Orthodox Patriarchate of Jerusalem, and Vera Baboun, Major of Bethlehem.
A century later the emperor Theodosius
replaced this small church with a much more extravagant building that was larger even than the Church of St.
During the reign of Theodosius
, the Roman emperor who ruled from 379-395CE, Christianity was announced to be the only official religion of the state.
In December 2011, he joined the Theodosius
Dobzhansky Center for Genome Bioinformatics, St.
One of Egypt's pride looted treasures is the Obelisk of Theodosius
that stands in Istanbul.
A fourth example is from The Emperor in the East where Theodosius
grants universal forgiveness of his realm's debts with the stated aim of later turning usurer and demanding their obedience.
In the February evolution issue, you will see Theodosius
Dobzhansky's famous article from 1971, "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution," and Oscar Riddle's 1938 article "Biology teachers begin to pull together.
Bowra associated this epigram with the damage wrought by monks on pagan monuments and statues after Theodosius
' law of 391, damage which Theodosius
himself tried to restrain with a law passed in 390: quicunque sub professione monachi repperiuntur, deserta loca et vastas solitudines sequi adque habitare iubeantur ('whoever is found professing to be a monk, let them be ordered to seek and inhabit deserted places and vast areas of solitude', Cod.
Many martyrs there testified to the faith, until finally, under Theodosius
, Christianity gained the supremacy.
The unwitting recipient of all this attention was Sir Theodosius
Boughton, Seventh Baronet of Lawford.