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Rufinus

(ro͞ofī`nəs), d. 395, Roman statesman, minister of Theodosius ITheodosius I
or Theodosius the Great,
346?–395, Roman emperor of the East (379–95) and emperor of the West (394–95), son of Theodosius, the general of Valentinian I.
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 and ArcadiusArcadius
, c.377–408, Roman emperor of the East (395–408), son and successor of Theodosius I. His brother, Honorius, inherited (395) the West. Henceforth the division between the Eastern and Western empires became permanent.
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. After Theodosius' death (395) he virtually ruled the Eastern Empire for Arcadius, but his attempt to marry his daughter to the young emperor was thwarted by EutropiusEutropius,
d. 399, consul of East Roman Emperor Arcadius. A eunuch of the palace, he brought about the marriage (395) of Arcadius and Eudoxia and succeeded Rufinus as chief minister. He repelled (398) an invasion of Huns and was the first eunuch to be appointed (399) consul.
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 (d. 399). Rufinus was assassinated by Gothic mercenaries, who acted possibly on the orders of his rival StilichoStilicho, Flavius
, d. 408, Roman general, a Vandal. He was the chief general of Theodosius I, whose niece he married. By order of Theodosius, he served after Theodosius' death (395) as the regent for Honorius in the West.
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A stone inscription, now in Elsdon church, was commissioned by Julia Lucilla, to commemorate her husband Rufinus, the fort commander and records his service in Egypt, Morocco and Italy.
While much of Huguccio's reflection on ordination was original, this potent reference to Ambrose and the Catafrygians came from Rufinus, another master of canon law at Bologna.
He points out that though students of Pseudo-Clementine literature have paid little attention to the poem, its first 14,500 lines represent probably the most complete and faithful pre-modern translation of two texts by Clement I, pope of Rome (88-99 CE), the Recognitiones and the Epistula Clementis ad Iacobum of Rufinus of Aquileia.
"Several species of predators such as Bonelli's eagles, long-legged buzzards (Buteo rufinus), goshawks, are found poisoned each year while placing poison baits also kills other species such as partridges, ducks, rabbits and mouflons," the Game Service said.
Unfolding throughout the far-flung reaches of the Roman Empire, this sweeping epic ranges from the imperial reign of Augustus to that of Vespasian and is a riveting saga of the adventures of Longinus and his pursuit of the love of Helena Rufinus who was his beguiling childhood sweetheart and the heroine of Rome.
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'According to the historian Rufinus, the test to identify which cross was Jesus' was performed on a dying woman, who was immediately restored to health when touched by the third cross.
As for Rufinus, scholars are progressively exposing his deep understanding of the aims of Origen's thought--entirely grounded in the concern for theodicy--as well as his overall reliability as a translator, who never altered but only abridged, simplified, and glossed Origen's texts.