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  1. Gratian was Roman emperor from 375 to 383. The eldest son of Valentinian I, during his youth Gratian accompanied his father on several campaigns along the Rhine and Danube frontiers. Upon the death of Valentinian in 375, Gratian's brother Valentinian II was declared emperor by his father's soldiers. In 378, Gratian's generals won a decisive victory over the Lentienses, a branch of the Alamanni, at the Battle of Argentovaria. Gratian subsequently led a campaign across the Rhine, the last emperor to do so, and attacked the Lentienses, forcing the tribe to surrender. That same year, his uncle Valens was killed in the Battle of Adrianople against the Goths – making Gratian essentially ruler of the entire Roman Empire. He favoured Christianity over traditional Roman religion, refusing the divine attributes of the Emperors and removing the Altar of Victory from the Roman Senate.
  2. Gratian, was a 12th century canon lawyer from Bologna. He is sometimes incorrectly referred to as Franciscus Gratianus, Johannes Gratianus, or Giovanni Graziano. The dates of his birth and death are unknown.
  3. Gratian or Gratianus was a Roman usurper in Roman Britain.
  4. Gratian was the son of Theodosius I.
  5. Gratian was a mediaeval Roman noble, and son in law of Theophylact I, Count of Tusculum.

There are other people with in their name, like Gratian Dimech, Jerome Gratian, Gratian the Elder and Felinus and Gratian.

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Google previewThe Laws of Late Medieval Italy (1000-1500) (2013)

Foundations for a European Legal System by Mario Ascheri

Gratian is a figure around whom many legends have developed, which, once they have been disproved, leave something...

Google previewThe New Westminster Dictionary of Church History: The early, medieval, and Reformation eras (2008)

by Robert Benedetto, James O. Duke

Gratian 276 Konflikt zwischen väterlicher Gewalt und Selbstbestimmung im Lichte eines Instituts des mittelalterlichen Kirchenrechts,” in Vom mit- telalterlichen Recht zur neuzeitlichen Rechts- wissenschaft:Bedingungen,Wege und Probleme ...

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Scrabble value of G2R1A1T1I1A1N1

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