Today In 380: Theodosius Made His Formal Entry into Constantinople

The adventus was the ceremony in which the new Emperor was formally received by the city, and a version of this procession is still practiced after the election of popes in Rome. At this point Theodosius was only Emperor in the East, although he was eventually Emperor of the whole empire.

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  1. Thank you for all,you learn to us.


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