Theodosius I
biographical name 347-395 the Great Roman general & emperor (379-395)

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  • Theodosius I. — Theodosius I. Theodosius I. (griechisch Θεοδόσιος A , eigentlich Flavius Theodosius), auch bekannt als Theodosius der Große (* 11. Januar 347 in Cauca, Spanien; † 17. Januar 395 in Mailand), war …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Theodosius I — • Roman Emperor (also known as Flavius Theodosius), born in Spain, about 346; died at Milan, 17 January, 395 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Theodosius I     Theodosius I    …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • THEODOSIUS I° — THEODOSIUS I°, Roman emperor, 379–395 C.E. Although Theodosius, an orthodox Christian, was responsive to the influence of the church, he subordinated it to his authority. During his reign, and in the reigns of his sons Arcadius and honorius , the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Theodosius I — [thē΄ə dō′shəs, thē΄dō′shē əs] ( Flavius Theodosius) A.D. 346? 395; Rom. general: emperor of Rome (379 395): called the Great Theodosian adj …   English World dictionary

  • Theodosius I. — Theodosĭus I., der Große, röm. Kaiser (379 395), geb. 346 zu Cauca in Spanien, 379 Gratians Mitregent in Ostrom, 394 Alleinherrscher, gest. 17. Jan. 395 zu Mailand, verbot als fanatischer Nicäaner das Heidentum. – Sein Enkel T. II., der Jüngere,… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Theodosius I. — Theodosius I., d. Gr., röm. Kaiser, geb. 345 n. Chr. zu Cauca in Spanien (Sohn des T. Flavius, eines ausgezeichneten Feldherrn, der 376 zu Karthago auf Befehl des mißtrauischen Gratian enthauptet wurde), wuchs im Feldlager auf, zog sich nach dem… …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • Theodosius I — Infobox Roman emperor name =Theodosius I full name =Flavius Theodosius (from birth to accession); Flavius Theodosius Augustus (as emperor) title =Emperor of the Roman Empire caption =Coin featuring Theodosius I reign =August 378 May 15 392… …   Wikipedia

  • Theodosius I — Roman Emperor AD 379 395.     Theodosius the Great was baptised a Christian soon after his accession. He was the emperor who formally declared Christianity as the religion of the Roman Empire.     Heretics and pagans were persecuted, and there… …   Ancient Egypt

  • Theodosius I — /thee euh doh shee euhs, sheuhs/ ( the Great )A.D. 346? 395, Roman emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 379 395. * * * or Theodosius the Great in full Flavius Theodosius born Jan. 11, 347, Cauca, Gallaecia [Spain] died Jan. 17, 395, Mediolanum… …   Universalium

  • Theodosius I — noun the last emperor of a united Roman Empire, he took control of the eastern empire and ended the war with the Visigoths; he became a Christian and in 391 banned all forms of pagan worship (346 395) • Syn: ↑Theodosius, ↑Theodosius the Great,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Theodosius I — (c. 346–95)    Monarch.    Theodosius was born into an aristocratic family in Spain and he served with distinction in the imperial army. In 379 he was appointed co Roman Emperor and he successfully restored order in the East. He outlawed paganism …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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