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Marcian

(mär`shən), 396–457, Roman emperor of the East (450–57); successor of Theodosius II, whose sister PulcheriaPulcheria
, 399–453, Roman empress of the East (414–53), daughter of Arcadius and Eudoxia. She became coruler with her brother, Theodosius II, and regent in 414. Theodosius remained under her influence most of his life.
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 he married in 450. Orthodox in religious affairs, he convoked (451) the Council of Chalcedon (see Chalcedon, Council ofChalcedon, Council of,
fourth ecumenical council, convened in 451 by Pulcheria and Marcian, empress and emperor of the East, to settle the scandal of the Robber Synod and to discuss Eutychianism (see Eutyches).
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). He curtailed court expenses and endeavored to lighten taxation. His refusal to pay tribute to AttilaAttila
, d. 453, king of the Huns (445–53). After 434 he was coruler with his brother, whom he murdered in 445. In 434, Attila obtained tribute and great concessions for the Huns in a treaty with the Eastern Roman emperor Theodosius II, but, taking advantage of Roman wars
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 precipitated the Hunnic invasion of the Roman Empire. With him the Theodosian dynasty came to an end in the East. Leo I succeeded him.
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The information we have about the suicidal adolescent reaches the reader in a fragmentary, random manner, from the memories, the impressions and the assumptions of other characters, with whom he had been in contact: from Elena, his mother, from Marcian (his mother's lover), especially from Nory (Elena's friend from adolescence), from Ghighi shows off and even from the author.
Under Pulcheria's influence, the new emperor, her husband, Marcian, called the Council of Chalcedon in 451, which defined the orthodox doctrine of the two natures of Christ.
ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2009 (Frontier Star) -- Javier Solana, High Representative for the European Union (EU) Foreign Policy alongwith Jan De Kok, Ambassador/Head of Delegation and Boguslaw Marcian Majewski, Head of Task Force called on President Asif Ali Zardari here in the Presidency on Monday.
ISLAMABAD, July 20, 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- Javier Solana, High Representative for the European Union (EU) Foreign Policy alongwith Jan De Kok, head of delegation and Boguslaw Marcian Majewski, Head of Task Force called on President Asif Ali Zardari here in the Presidency on Monday.
5] Eric Monmasson and Marcian N cirstea "FPGA Design methology for industrial control systems- A Review", IEEE trans on industrial electronics vol-54, no.
294) In fact, Marcian, quoted in the Digest, states that the querela inofficiosi testamenti is brought on grounds that the testator was of "unsound mind," but by that it is not meant that the testator was a lunatic or without capacity but merely that the "will was correctly made but without due regard for natural claims.
Kim (Kwon Hae-hyo), an employee at Marcian and a friend of Lee Min-hyeong (played again by Bae), wonders why Lee would be putting the puzzle pieces together, Yu-jin responds, "Maybe he wants to recollect his memory piece by piece.
Nestor Vornicescu a stabilit cronologic patimirea pe pamantul stra-roman a sfintilor: Pasincrates si Valentinianus, martirizati la Durostorum, in secolul III; martirizarea ostasului Iulius Veteranul, in acelasi timp si in aceeasi cetate, unde au suferit moarte martirica sfintii Nicandru si Marcian (298), precum si sfantul Isihic.
For an introduction to this later use, including examples from primary sources, see Lucas Van Rompay, "A Letter of the Jews to the Emperor Marcian Concerning the Council of Chalcedon," Orientalia Lovaniensia Periodica 12 (1981): 215-224.
An influential and lasting voice in their camp was that of Andrea Navagero (1483-1529), poet, official historian of Venice, and librarian of the Marcian library, who addressed the debate on more formal grounds.
88-141 Marcian (450-457), mint uncertain (Williams and Zervos 1989, no.
Berthold Over ("Notizie settecentesche sulla musics a San Marco: I Notatori di Pietro Gradenigo") examines the richly informative manuscript chronicle of an eighteenth-century patrician, while Gilberto Pressacco ("La cappella marciana nella corrispondenza Candotti-Tomadini") considers selections from the extensive correspondence of two nineteenth-century Friulian letiristi with leading musicians of the Marcian ambience in 1840-70.