Year 382 was a common year starting on Saturday
Common year starting on Saturday
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 (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar
Julian calendar
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. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Antonius and Syagrius (or, less frequently, year 1135 Ab urbe condita
Ab urbe condita
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). The denomination 382 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini
Anno Domini
and Before Christ are designations used to label or number years used with the Julian and Gregorian calendars....

 calendar era
Calendar era
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 became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years.

Roman Empire

  • October 3 – Emperor Theodosius I
    Theodosius I
    Theodosius I , also known as Theodosius the Great, was Roman Emperor from 379 to 395. Theodosius was the last emperor to rule over both the eastern and the western halves of the Roman Empire. During his reign, the Goths secured control of Illyricum after the Gothic War, establishing their homeland...

     commands his general Saturninus
    Saturninus (consul 383)
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     to conclude a peace treaty with the Visigoths, allowing them to settle south of the Danube
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    . They are installed as foederati
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     in Moesia
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     and Thrace
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     with the title of "Allies of the Roman People", in exchange that they furnish a contingent of auxiliary troops to defend the borders.
  • Emperor Gratian
    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...

     refuse the divine attributes of the Imperial cult
    Imperial cult (ancient Rome)
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     and removes the Altar of Victory
    Altar of Victory
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     from the Senate
    Roman Senate
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  • The Council of Rome
    Council of Rome
    The Council of Rome was a meeting of Christian Church officials and theologians which took place in 382 under the authority of the bishop of Rome, Damasus I. The previous year, the Emperor Theodosius I had appointed the "dark horse" candidate Nectarius Archbishop of Constantinople...

     establishes Biblical canon
    Biblical canon
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     in the Catholic Church. Pope Damasus I
    Pope Damasus I
    Pope Saint Damasus I was the bishop of Rome from 366 to 384.He was born around 305, probably near the city of Idanha-a-Velha , in what is present-day Portugal, then part of the Western Roman Empire...

     commissions a revision of the Vetus Latina
    Vetus Latina
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    , eventually resulting in the Vulgate
    The Vulgate is a late 4th-century Latin translation of the Bible. It was largely the work of St. Jerome, who was commissioned by Pope Damasus I in 382 to make a revision of the old Latin translations...

     of Jerome
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  • The same council adopts Trinitarianism as orthodoxy, condemning Apollinarism
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    . Theodosius I orders the death of members of Manichaean monks.
  • The first sermons declaring the virginity of Mary are given by John Chrysostom
    John Chrysostom
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  • Jin Andi
    Emperor An of Jin
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    , emperor of the Eastern Jin Dynasty
    Jìn Dynasty (265-420)
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     (d. 419
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  • Nicomachus Flavianus
    Nicomachus Flavianus (son)
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    , Roman grammarian
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     and politician
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     (d. 432
    Year 432 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Aetius and Valerius...

  • Sima Yuanxian
    Sima Yuanxian
    Sima Yuanxian , formally Heir Apparent Zhong of Kuaiji , was briefly a regent of Jin Dynasty , during the reign of his developmentally-disabled cousin Emperor An....

    , regent
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     during the Jin Dynasty (d. 402
    Year 402 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Arcadius and Honorius...

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