a.d. 392?–457, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 450–457.
- Also Mar·ci·a·nus [mahr-shee-ey-nuhs, mahr-see‐]. /ˌmɑr ʃiˈeɪ nəs, ˌmɑr si‐/.
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How to use Marcian in a sentence
And somewhere or other among them Marcian, quite neglected, was sleeping.History of the Wars, Books III and IV (of 8) | Procopius
This law, which is found in the Theodosian code, was revoked by Marcian and Justinian.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
It runs parallel with the Claudian and the Marcian, near Rome, in some places being built out of their remains and on their piers.Rambles in Rome | S. Russell Forbes
The emperor Marcian approved the doctrinal decrees of the council and enjoined silence in regard to theological questions.
Of these, however, there is one which was built in Blachernæ, in the beginning of Marcian I's reign of divine memory.Primitive Christian Worship | James Endell Tyler