- a.d. 392?–457, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 450–457.
Also Mar·ci·a·nus [mahr-shee-ey-nuh s, mahr-see‐] /ˌmɑr ʃiˈeɪ nəs, ˌmɑr si‐/.
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According to Marcian the distance between these points was 4250 stadia.
Marcian fell at his feet, and denied that he had worn any such raiment.The Lives of the Saints, Volume 1 (of 16)
At the same time he spared no pains in adding to the Marcian collection.Renaissance in Italy, Volume 2 (of 7)
John Addington Symonds
Then I thought of the descriptions of heaven in Boethius and Marcian.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)
And somewhere or other among them Marcian, quite neglected, was sleeping.