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  • A catastrophic defeat at the hands of the Goths for Valens and his army at the Battle of Adrianople on 9 August 378 created a job opening for a new Augustus in the East, which was duly filled on 19 January 379 by a recently appointed magister militum field army general, Theodosius, the Spanish-born founder of the Theodosian dynasty, which presided over the twilight period of the Roman Empire.

    Caesars’ Wives

  • The tune there is listed as "a Grenoble church melody"; it's the same tune as the one in #448 in the 1982 Hymnal, "O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High." listed there as "Deus tuorum militum, from Antiphoner, 1753."

    The Sarum Ascension Office

  • Flavius Stilicho, the magister militum, was a member of the Imperial family by his son's betrothal to Honorius' daugther, and King Alaric's rival Sarus was a Roman general as well.

    Brittonic names in ‘Anglo-Saxon’ genealogies, and vice versa

  • Rick - or aim at being Magnentius or Magnus Maximus, except getting to win this time :- Given that the Army was the source of real power, the distinction between magister militum and Emperor may have been getting a bit academic.

    Brittonic names in ‘Anglo-Saxon’ genealogies, and vice versa

  • The tune there is listed as "a Grenoble church melody"; it's the same tune as the one in #448 in the 1982 Hymnal, "O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High." listed there as "Deus tuorum militum, from Antiphoner, 1753."

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Deus tuorum militum can be found at "Early christian hymns," listed as a "Vesper hymn, for the feast of a martyr."

    October 23: St. James of Jerusalem, Brother of our Lord Jesus Christ, and Martyr

  • The tune there is listed as "a Grenoble church melody"; it's the same tune as the one in #448 in the 1982 Hymnal, "O Love, How Deep, How Broad, How High." listed there as "Deus tuorum militum, from Antiphoner, 1753."

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • I do not have much else on this hymn right now, although this note at Google Books' Liturgical Prayer says: "The hymn Martyr Dei, qui unicum seems to be a continuation of Deus tuorum militum" - that is, the hymn for Lauds and 2nd Evensong, the discussion of which follows.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • The young Emperor also started a Chalcedon tribunal where some followers of Constantius were tortured and killed under supervision of magister militum Arbitio

    Julian 1st…Caesar of Rome! Past life experience… « Julian Ayrs & Pop Culture

  • I do not have much else on this hymn right now, although this note at Google Books' Liturgical Prayer says: "The hymn Martyr Dei, qui unicum seems to be a continuation of Deus tuorum militum" - that is, the hymn for Lauds and 2nd Evensong, the discussion of which follows.

    October 23: St. James of Jerusalem, Brother of our Lord Jesus Christ, and Martyr

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