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  • The emperor Marcian approved the doctrinal decrees of the council and enjoined silence in regard to theological questions.
  • 64, ad Marcian.) that in 455 there was a difference of eight days between the Roman and the Alexandrine Easter.
  • MARCIAN (c. 39 0 -457), emperor of the East (A.50-457), was born in Thrace or Illyria, and spent his early life as an obscure soldier.
  • Marcian repudiated the payment of tribute to Attila; he reformed the finances, checked extravagance, and repeopled the devastated districts.
  • The other notable event of his reign is the Council of Chalcedon (451), in which Marcian endeavoured to mediate between the rival schools of theology.

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