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Theodosius I

(c. 347—395) Roman emperor 379–95


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(c. 346–95),

Roman emperor 379–95, known as Theodosius the Great. Proclaimed co-emperor by the Emperor Gratian in 379, he took control of the Eastern Empire and ended the war with the Visigoths. A pious Christian, in 391 he banned all forms of pagan worship.

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