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Theodosius,d. 376, Roman general under Valentinian IValentinian I
, 321–75, Roman emperor of the West (364–75). He held high military rank under Julian and Jovian. After the death of Jovian, Valentinian was proclaimed emperor; he appointed his brother Valens coregent in the East.
..... Click the link for more information. . He defeated (368–69) the Picts and Scots in Britain and the Alemanni in Gaul (369). He suppressed (372–74) a Berber uprising in N Africa, but was executed at Carthage by Valentinian's successor Gratian on unknown charges. His son became emperor as Theodosius I.
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Theodosius (346–395) Roman Emperor;
did public penance before St. Ambrose. [Rom. Hist.: EB, 18:272–273]
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