In AD 393, Emperor Theodosius
I, a Christian, called for a ban on all "pagan" festivals, ending the ancient Olympic tradition after nearly 12 centuries.
decided to take a fearless stand to combat the problems that the Catholic Church faced.
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.
The sale also included coins from the time of Theodosius
I, also known as Theodosius
the Great, who was Roman emperor from 379 to 395.
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.
Sphaerica: Arabic and Medieval Latin Translations.
At this point in the Culture Wars, or the War on Science, or whichever rift is restraining the success of American students, perhaps it is time to amend Theodosius
Dobzhansky's maxim to "Nothing makes sense in light of evolution; nothing in creation science makes sense.
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.
It was announced after a meeting of His Grace Theodosius
, Bishkek and Kyrgyzstani Bishop, with Mayor of Bishkek Isa Omurkulov.
The aristocrats' resistance reached a climax when the usurper Eugenius revolted against the Christian emperor Theodosius
I, who in 394 defeated Eugenius at the Battle of the Frigidus and used force to implement recent legislation.
Rufinus of Aquileia provided an account of the battle at the Frigidus River between the Christian emperor Theodosius
and the pagan usurper Eugenius.
The young heir to the estate, Theodosius
, suffering from a long-term illness, took his prescription one morning and died painfully soon after.