Emperor Theodosius and the establishment of Christianity
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Published by S.C.M. Press .
Written in English


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Statementby N.Q. King.
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Open LibraryOL19573799M

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OCLC Number: Notes: Includes indexes. Description: pages: folded map ; 22 cm. Contents: I. Introduction The Catholic and oecumenical settlement Against all the heresies --Manichaeans and apostates --Arians, pneumatomachoi and others Lord of the Roman world --The riot at Antioch and the war against Maximus --The stay in Italy up to the massacre at Thessalonica --The. Theodosius became Emperor in the East in and West in He would be the last Roman Emperor to rule both halves together (with assistance from his sons), though only for four months. Flavius Theodosius Augustus ( A.D.), last emperor to rule over both the Eastern and the Western halves of the Roman Empire. Theodosius ended his reign by defeating political enemies in the West, so that by late , he stood alone as emperor of a once-more united empire. The moment was brief, however, as Theodosius . Theodosius I, Roman emperor of the East (–) and then sole emperor of both East and West (–), who, in vigorous suppression of paganism and Arianism, established the creed of the Council of Nicaea () as the universal norm for Christian orthodoxy. Learn more about Theodosius .

The Emperor Theodosius and the establishment of Christianity. London: SCM Press. MLA Citation. King, Noel Quinton. The Emperor Theodosius and the establishment of Christianity / N.Q. King SCM Press London Australian/Harvard Citation. King, Noel Quinton. , The Emperor Theodosius and the establishment of Christianity / N.Q. King SCM.   Christianity is the most widely practiced religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers. The Christian faith centers on beliefs regarding the birth, life, death and resurrection of. There have been of late two important books dealing with Theodosius and the Christian Church—one by W. Ensslin and the other by N. Q. King. To a large extent these two authors are agreed that the emperor from the time when he was called by Gratian, the senior Augustus, after the catastrophic defeat of Valens at Hadrianople in , where the Roman army of the Balkans together with its emperor.   Emperor Theodosius () was the last Roman emperor to rule a unified empire of East and West and his reign represents a turning point in the policies and fortunes of the Late Roman Empire. In this imperial biography, Stephen Williams and Gerry Friell bring together literary, archaeological and numismatic evidence concerning this Roman emperor, studying his military and .

Emperor Theodosius () was the last Roman emperor to rule a unified empire of East and West and his reign represents a turning point in the policies and fortunes of the Late Roman Empire. In this imperial biography, Stephen Williams and Gerry Friell bring together literary, archaeological and numismatic evidence concerning this Roman emperor, studying his military and political struggles. Theodosius I (FLAVIUS THEODOSIUS), Roman Emperor, b. in Spain, about ; d. at Milan, Janu Theodosius is one of the sovereigns by universal consent called Great. He stamped out the last vestiges of paganism, put an end to the Arian heresy in the empire, pacified the Goths, left a famous example of penitence for a crime, and reigned as a just and mighty Catholic emperor. Theodosius was, unsurprisingly, the first emperor to abandon the priestly title, which in time migrated across to the pope. Today, Christianity has billion followers (32 per cent of the world’s population), making it by far the largest, and most evenly spread, religion on the planet. Glenn O. Hilburn; The Emperor Theodosius and the Establishment of Christianity. By N. Q. King. Philadelphia: The Westminster Press, pp. $, Journa.