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Aetius

(āē`shēəs), d. 367, Syrian theologian. He became prominent (c.350) as an exponent of the extreme ArianismArianism
, Christian heresy founded by Arius in the 4th cent. It was one of the most widespread and divisive heresies in the history of Christianity. As a priest in Alexandria, Arius taught (c.
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 developed mainly by his secretary EunomiusEunomius
, c.A.D. 333–A.D. 393?, bishop of Cyzicus (c.361), founder of the Eunomian heresy. He was a disciple and secretary of Aetius whose extreme Arianism he adopted. His followers were called Eunomians or Anomoeans [Gr.
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. Members of his party were called Aetians and Anomoeans.

Aetius,

c.396–454, Roman general. At first unfriendly to Valentinian IIIValentinian III,
419–55, Roman emperor of the West (425–55). Two years after the death of his uncle, Honorius, he was placed on the throne by his cousin Theodosius II, who deposed the usurper John.
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, he later made his peace with Valentinian's mother, Galla PlacidiaGalla Placidia
, c.388–450, Roman empress of the West, daughter of Theodosius I. Captured by Alaric I in the course of his Italian campaign, she was held by the Visigoths as a hostage and married (414) Alaric's successor Ataulf.
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, and was given a command in Gaul. An ambitious general, he was embroiled in difficulties with his rival BonifaceBoniface
, d. 432, Roman general. He defended (413) Marseilles against the Visigoths under Ataulf. Having supported Galla Placidia in her struggle with her brother, Emperor Honorius, Boniface fled to Africa in 422.
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, who defeated him near Rimini in 432. Aetius went briefly into exile among the Huns but returned in 433 and rose to be the chief ruler of the Western Empire. He defeated the Germans in Gaul, then crowned his career by commanding (451) Roman and Visigothic troops in the repulse of Attila and the Huns in the battle near the modern Châlons-en-Champagne—a battle generally said to have saved the West. Valentinian, presumably jealous of Aetius' success, had him murdered.
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To validate the purported healing abilities of iron and brass, Skene referred to the writings of Aetius, Avicenna, and Hippocrates, each of whose works had been central to the curriculum specifically modelled on Paris that he adhered to as professor of medicine at Aberdeen's King's College.
Just as Balbus sets beauty as a goal for Zeno's cosmic craftsman, so in Aetius we find that any beauty that appears is supposed to clue us in to the existence of a rational craftsman behind it.
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