[thee-uh-doh-shee-uh s, -shuh s]
- the Great, a.d. 346?–395, Roman emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 379–395.
- a.d. 401–450, emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire 408–450.
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These practices were continued until, in the year 450 the gentle Theodosius died.Theodoric the Goth
Emperor of the East, married the widow of Theodosius the Younger.Little Folks (December 1884)
Theodosius declined to receive the submission which Chosroes tendered, and refused to lift a finger in his defence.
Theodosius was invested with the purple in the thirty-third year of his age.
Theodosius, having subdued a revolt in Britain, returns to Gaul.
- called the Great. ?346–395 ad, Roman emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire (379–95) and of the Western Roman Empire (392–95)
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