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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 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.
  • Meanwhile the emperor Theodosius died, and Pulcheria and Marcian who succeeded summoned, in October 451, a council (the fourth ecumenical) which met at Chalcedon.

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