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(ˌvæl ənˈtɪn i ən)

also Val•en•tin•i•a•nus

(-ˌtɪn iˈeɪ nəs)
1. Valentinian I, A.D. 321?–375, emperor of the Western Roman Empire 364–375.
2. Valentinian II, A.D. c371–392, emperor of the Western Roman Empire 375–392.
3. Valentinian III, A.D. 419?–455, emperor of the Western Roman Empire 425–455.
References in classic literature ?
Ausonius, 9 the friend of the Emperor Valentinian, and the latest poet of eminence in the Western Empire, has handed down some of these fables in verse, which Julianus Titianus, a contemporary writer of no great name, translated into prose.
Likewise, appealing to the Lucrece precedent, Maximus correspondingly urges Lucina to suicide following her rape by the titular tyrant in John Fletcher's Valentinian (1614):
Thus we can speak about a certain dualistic tendency within this type of gnosis and it can be found in Classic (Sethian) Gnosticism, Basilidian (12) or Valentinian gnosis.
statt Valentinian, 72) oder einen gewissen Olybirus (statt Olybrius, 76f).
Facing the question of how to deal with complex foreign relations in the later fourth century in the dual reign of Valentinian and Valens, he weighs methodology against respect for his readers.
Accordingly, only through Gnosis--a "knowledge of the heart," as the Valentinian Gospel of Truth puts it-can man find salvation, that is, personal union with the Supreme Deity, the God of Light.
Aitken looks for "A Valentinian Response to the Culture of Reclining," and admits, at the foot of her introductory page, that there is none, or, at least, none evident in surviving texts (239).
Shakespeare's Cymbeline was acted in the autumn of 1610 and John Fletcher's The Tragedy of Valentinian in 1610-11.
One is because it flowed through Trier, which was the site of the court of the Western Roman emperor Valentinian I (7).
In 380 CE, three Caesars, Theodosius I, Gratian, and Valentinian II, delivered the 'Edict of Thessalonica' in order that all their subjects should profess the faith of the Bishop of Rome.
In 385 and 386, influential adherents of Arianism pressured Emperor Valentinian II to suppress the faith of those who confessed the Nicene Creed--which included the three basilicas of Milan.
7) Petrus was bishop of Ravenna during the 430s and 440s, a period when the western imperial court normally resided in either Ravenna or Rome, so that he must have delivered a significant proportion of his more than 170 surviving sermons to congregations which included wealthy courtiers of Valentinian III and his mother Galla Placidia.