Theodosius the Great


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Noun1.Theodosius the Great - the last emperor of a united Roman Empire, he took control of the eastern empire and ended the war with the Visigoths; he became a Christian and in 391 banned all forms of pagan worship (346-395)
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That same year also saw the death of the Emperor Theodosius the Great, after which the Roman Empire was divided into eastern and western halves under his sons, Arcadius in the east and the ten-year-old Honorius in the west.
* Roman emperor Theodosius the Great bans the Olympics and orders the buildings associated with it; destroyed.