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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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In a letter to Stephen concerning Marcianus of Aries, Cyprian made clear to his "dearly beloved brother" that he was commenting on a matter Stephen knew well.
Although Cyprian claimed that Marcianus had separated himself from communion, a careful reading of the letter would suggest that the bishop of Aries had not joined in schism, but had continued to endorse a rigorist policy with regard to the lapsi at a time when most other bishops had softened their initial positions.
16) There can be no doubt that his edition was a success: the text he established so carefully was followed until 1788, the date of the publication by Jean-Baptiste Gaspard d'Ansse de Villoisin of MS Venetus Marcianus A of the Iliad, with its numerous scholia which had remained undiscovered until then.
Some other columns, such as those belonging to Theodosius, the younger, Valentinianus and Marcianus once existed near the Column of Arcadius, however earthquakes destroyed them all.
marcianus from northern and southern Texas, females from Arizona had larger maternal body sizes and their offspring were larger as well; conversely, we found no significant differences in brood size amo ng localities once maternal body size was taken into account.
Aristophanes' Peace is preserved in ten manuscripts, the oldest and most complete of which are the tenth-century Ravennas 429 (R) and the eleventh-century Venetus Marcianus 474 (V).
Exceptions include Stearns and Koella's (1986) models predicting reaction norms for age and size at maturity, and Ford and Seigel's (1989) and Reznick and Yang's (1993) predictions regarding how allocation patterns to reproduction should respond to varying food levels in the checkered garter snake, Thamnopsis marcianus, and in the guppy, Poecilia reticulata, respectively.
The readings of F were available for the epoch-making edition of Henri de Valois (Paris, 1688), who also had the variants of a prime user of Socrates, Theodoros Anagnostes, Marcianus gr.
coin from a secure burial context being an issue of Marcianus (450-57
Seigel and Ford (1991, 1992) demonstrated that increased rates of pre-ovulation feeding resulted in larger clutches in both red cornsnakes (Pantherophis guttatus, oviparous) and checkered gartersnakes (Thamnophis marcianus, viviparous).
305 (a excepcion de los capitulos 4 y 29, contenidos con variantes en los escolios a la Odisea del Marcianus Gr.
Trionyx spiniferus 1 Squamata Scincella lateralis 6 1 Sceloporus undulatus 2 Sceloporus olivaceus 1 1 Hemidactylus turcicus 4 Elaphe obsoleta * Leptotyphlops dulcis 3 Nerodia erythrogaster 4 Tantilla gracilis 3 Thamnophis marcianus 2 Virginia striatula 4 Total 56 4 5 135 8 % 10.