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Ar·min·i·us

 (är-mĭn′ē-əs) also Ar·min (-mēn′) 17? bc-ad 21.
German chieftain whose victory over a Roman army in the Teutoburger Wald (ad 9) helped halt the expansion of Roman power east of the Rhine.
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Arminius

(ɑːˈmɪnɪəs)
n
1. (Biography) Also: Hermann ?17 bc–?21 ad, Germanic chieftain: organized a revolt against the Romans in 9 ad
2. (Biography) Jacobus. (dʒəˈkəʊbəs), real name Jacob Harmensen. 1560–1609, Dutch Protestant theologian
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Ar•min•i•us

(ɑrˈmɪn i əs)

n.
1. (Hermann) 17? B.C. – A.D. 21, Germanic hero who defeated Roman army A.D. 9.
2. Jacobus, (Jacob Harmensen), 1560–1609, Dutch Protestant theologian.
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Noun1.Arminius - Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)Arminius - Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)
2.Arminius - German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
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I have asked my friend Arminius, of Buda-Pesth University, to make his record, and from all the means that are, he tell me of what he has been.
"I was happy to discover that there were creative people in my family," she begins, having found her threetimes great-grandfather, James Arminius Richey, had authored a volume of poetry.
"I was happy to discover that there were creative people in my family," she begins, having found her three-times great-grandfather, James Arminius Richey, had authored a volume of poetry.
The first handguns I used were often inexpensive revolvers such as Arminius, Rossi, H&R, and Iver Johnson.
At the outbreak of war in 1914, issuing a call to arms, he said: "It is for the Latin cause, for the independence of nationalities in Europe, that we are going to fight for the greatest ideas that have honored the thought of mankind, ideas that have come to us from Athens and Rome and of which we have made the crowning work of that civilization which the Germany of Arminius pretends to monopolize, like those barbarians who melted into ingots the marvels of ancient art after the pillaging of Rome in order to make savage ornaments out of them."
The Arminius model 32 caliber long revolver (http://www.ibtimes.com/holly-bobo-murder-trial-update-new-evidence-case-forces-delay-2562098) was discovered underwater in July.
Arminianism arose from Jacobus Arminius (1560-1609), a Dutch theologian who came to disagree with the scriptural basis of certain aspects of Calvinism, including limited atonement, unconditional election, and the irresistibility of grace.
The Remonstrants formed a liberal current within the Dutch Reformed Church that was rooted (by way of Jacob Arminius, Simon Episcopius, and Hugo Grotius) in the Christian humanism of Erasmus and Coornhert.
Indeed, around about the same time as Arminius was being promoted, Replay Video advertised another "mythological thriller" (Dean "Sons of Conan" 23), The Barbarian (Mate 1960), and, within a couple of months, Medusa Video issued The Iron Master (Lenzi 1982).
In a book on "Heart of Darkness" that I am translating from Swedish, Olof Lagercrantz notes that Horace Engdahl suggested to him that "Kurtz's death-skull camp is reminiscent of Tacitus' famous story about how the remnants of Varus' Roman army were found in the Teuton woods, which had been decimated by Arminius' Teutons" (my translation).