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Aelia Eudoxia

Aelia Eudoxia was a Roman Empress consort by marriage to the Roman Emperor Arcadius. The marriage was the source of some controversy, as it was arranged by Eutropius, one of the eunuch court officials, attempting to expand his influence, whom she had executed; as Empress, she came into conflict with John Chrysostom, the Patriarch of Constantinople, popular among the common folk for his denunciations of imperial and clerical excess. She had five children, four of whom survived to adulthood, including her husband's successor Theodosius II, but she had two additional pregnancies that ended in either miscarriages or stillbirths and she died as a result of the last one, she was a daughter of Flavius Bauto, a Romanised Frank who served as magister militum in the Western Roman army during the 380s. The identity of her father is mentioned by Philostorgius; the fragmentary chronicle of John of Antioch, a 7th-century monk identified with John of the Sedre, Syrian Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch considers Bauto to have fathered Arbogast.

The relation is not accepted by modern historians. The History of the Later Roman Empire from the Death of Theodosius I to the Death of Justinian by J. B. Bury and the historical study Theodosian Empresses: Women and Imperial Dominion in Late Antiquity by Kenneth Holum consider her mother to be Roman and Eudoxia to be a "semibarbara", half-barbarian. However, the primary sources are silent on her maternal ancestry. Aelia Eudoxia's father was last mentioned as Roman Consul with Arcadius in 385 and was deceased by 388. According to Zosimus, Eudoxia started her life in Constantinople as a household member of Promotus, magister militum of the Eastern Roman Empire, she is presumed to have been orphaned at the time of her arrival Her entry into the household of Promotus may indicate a friendship of the two magisters or a political alliance. Promotus died in 391 and according to Zosimus, he was survived by his widow Marsa and two sons and his younger brother Honorius, who were raised alongside the sons and co-emperors of Theodosius I.

Zosimus asserts that Eudoxia lived alongside one of the surviving sons in Constantinople and is assumed to have been acquainted with Arcadius during his years as junior partner to his father. Eudoxia was educated by Pansophius, promoted to bishop of Nicomedia in 402. On 17 January 395, Theodosius I died of oedema in Milan. Arcadius succeeded him in the Eastern Roman Empire and Honorius in the Western Roman Empire. Arcadius was placed under the control of Rufinus, Praetorian prefect of the East. Rufinus intended to marry his daughter to Arcadius and establish his own relation to the Theodosian dynasty. Bury considers that "once the Emperor's father-in‑law he might hope to become an Emperor himself."However, Rufinus was distracted by a conflict with Stilicho, magister militum of the West. The wedding of Eudoxia to Arcadius was orchestrated by Eutropius, one of the eunuch officials serving in the Great Palace of Constantinople; the marriage took place on 27 April 395, without the consent of Rufinus.

For Eutropius it was an attempt to increase his own influence over the emperor and ensure the loyalty of the new empress to himself. Rufinus had been an enemy of Promotus and the surviving household of the magister militum, including Eudoxia, might have been eager to undermine him. Arcadius himself may have been motivated in asserting his own will over that of his regent. Zosimus reports that Arcadius was influenced by the extraordinary beauty of his bride. Arcadius was eighteen years old and Eudoxia may be presumed to be of an equivalent age. In the decade between her marriage and her death, Eudoxia gave birth to five surviving children. A contemporary source known as pseudo-Martyrius reports two stillbirths. "Pseudo-Martyrius" is hostile to Eudoxia and is to have been Cosmas – a strong supporter of John Chrysostom – and, keen to link the stillbirths to divine punishment for the two exiles of John. The writer, Zosimus alleged that her son Theodosius was rumored to be the result of her affair with a courtier.

Eudoxia and Gainas, the new magister militum, are considered to have played a part in the stripping of all offices and subsequent execution of Eutropius in 399 –, attempting to expand his own influence and power at court. However the extent and nature of her involvement are disputed, she seems to have increased her personal influence following the execution of Eutropius. She involved herself in legal matters, such as when the general Arbazacius bribed her in order that he avoid trial for his conduct during his campaign against the Isaurians. On 9 January 400, Eudoxia was given the title of an Augusta, she was able to wear the purple paludamentum representing imperial rank and was depicted in Roman coinage. Official images of her in the manner similar to a male Augustus circulated, her brother-in-law Honorius complained to Arcadius about them reaching his own court. The extent of her influence at matters of court and state has been a matter of debate among historians. Philostorgius considers her to be more intelligent than her husband but comments on her "barbarian arrogance".

Zosimus considers her strong-willed but manipulated by eunuchs at court and the women of her environment. Barbarians and Bishops: Army and State in the Age of Arcadius and Chrysostom by J. W. H. G. Liebeschuetz considers her influence overestimated in primary sources while The Cambridge Ancient History XIII; the Late Empire A. D. 337–425 reports her dominat

Shaun Hutson

Shaun Hutson is a British novelist in the horror and crime genres. Under his own name and various pen names, he has written at least thirty novels. A native of Letchworth Garden City in Hertfordshire, Hutson now lives and writes in Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire. According to his own official website, Hutson was expelled from school and worked a number of odd jobs from which he was fired, before becoming a professional writer. Hutson is a die-hard supporter of the Liverpool Football Club. Hutson began his writing career in the early 1980s with the horror novel The Skull. Although limited to the United Kingdom in terms of publishing, Hutson received exposure in the United States after being profiled by Chas Balun in Fangoria magazine. Hutson wrote the UK film novelization of The Terminator, published in early 1985. In the new millennium, Hutson returned to film adaptations with a series of novelizations of Hammer Film Productions via Random House UK. Slugs was the basis for the film of the same title directed by Juan Piquer Simón.

A sequel based on Hutson's sequel novel Breeding Ground never came into fruition. Hutson wrote a screenplay for The Figgis Brothers for their company October Eleven Pictures' feature film titled Box. Shooting was set to commence late Spring 2009; the film remains unproduced. List of horror fiction authors Official website "The story behind Twins of Evil" – essay by Hutson at Upcoming4.me Shaun Hutson at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database Shaun Hutson at Library of Congress Authorities, with 1 catalogue records – and links to seven pseudonyms, some shared

Schuyler County, Illinois

Schuyler County is a county in the U. S. state of Illinois. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 7,544, its county seat is Rushville. Schuyler County was formed in 1825 out of Fulton counties, it is named for member of the Continental Congress and Senator from New York. According to the US Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 441 square miles, of which 437 square miles is land and 4.1 square miles is water. In recent years, average temperatures in the county seat of Rushville have ranged from a low of 15 °F in January to a high of 87 °F in July, although a record low of −26 °F was recorded in February 1905 and a record high of 113 °F was recorded in July 1936. Average monthly precipitation ranged from 1.55 inches in January to 5.14 inches in May. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 7,544 people, 3,040 households, 2,014 families residing in the county; the population density was 17.3 inhabitants per square mile. There were 3,459 housing units at an average density of 7.9 per square mile.

The racial makeup of the county was 95.5% white, 3.2% black or African American, 0.2% American Indian, 0.1% Asian, 0.5% from other races, 0.5% from two or more races. Those of Hispanic or Latino origin made up 1.2% of the population. In terms of ancestry, 26.8% were American, 20.2% were German, 13.1% were English, 12.0% were Irish. Of the 3,040 households, 28.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.5% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.8% were non-families, 28.6% of all households were made up of individuals. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.83. The median age was 43.6 years. The median income for a household in the county was $43,686 and the median income for a family was $51,654. Males had a median income of $40,998 versus $28,810 for females; the per capita income for the county was $20,649. About 8.6% of families and 14.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.8% of those under age 18 and 14.1% of those age 65 or over.

Schuyler County is located in Illinois's 18th Congressional District and is represented by Republican Darin LaHood. For the Illinois House of Representatives, the county is located in the 93rd district and is represented by Republican Norine Hammond; the county is located in the 47th district of the Illinois Senate, is represented by Republican Jil Tracy. In presidential elections, Schuyler County favors Republican candidates, having voted for Democratic presidential candidates in only four elections during the period of 1944-2016. Since 1944, the Democratic candidate has won a majority of the vote in Schuyler County only once. Rushville Browning Camden Littleton National Register of Historic Places listings in Schuyler County Schuyler Tourism Schuyler Fact Sheet

Chris Cason

Christopher L. Cason is an American voice actor for English-language productions of Japanese anime shows with Funimation; some of his major roles include Babbit in Kodocha, Haruki Hanai in School Rumble, Gluttony in Fullmetal Alchemist. He has worked as an ADR director and script writer on episodes of Case Closed & Yuki Yuna is a Hero. AM Driver - Kukk "KK" Karan Aria the Scarlet Ammo - Ryo Shiranui Baldr Force EXE Resolution - Genha Basilisk - Kazamachi Shogen BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad - Akage Beet the Vandel Buster - General Grineed Big Windup! - Kazutoshi Oki Birdy the Mighty: Decode - Masakubo Black Blood Brothers - Rinsuke Akai Case Closed - Bank Clerk, Chiba, Emori Chrome Shelled Regios - Dixerio Maskane Corpse Princess - Rinsen Shirae D. Gray-man - No. 65 Darker than Black - Yasuaki Ou Desert Punk - Wano Deadman Wonderland - Kōmoto The Devil Is a Part-Timer! - Tamura Dragon Ball series - Mr. Popo, Shu, Rage Shenron, Super Kamikaze Ghosts, The Turtle, Gamisalas, Malaka, Orlen Dragon Ball Super: Broly - Shu Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods - Shu Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection'F' - Shu Fairy Tail - Karacka, Wally Buchanan, Richard Buchanan / Hoteye, Fortune Teller Fullmetal Alchemist - Gluttony Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood - Gluttony Future Diary - Ryuji Kurosaki Glass Fleet - Gary Haganai - Kyou Hell Girl - Yoshiki Fukasawa Hetalia: Axis Powers - Holy Roman Empire Initial D - Hiroshi Fumihiro Is This a Zombie? of the Dead - Male Student Jormungand: Perfect Order - Hopkins Kamisama Kiss - Young Man, Yokai Kaze no Stigma - Kousuke Utsumi Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple - Tochumaru, Siegfried Kodocha - Babbit Level E - Tanaka Michiko and Hatchin - Nuno My Bride Is a Mermaid - Octopus Nakajima Nabari no Ou - Kagero Negima!

- Albert Chamomile One Piece - Leo, Rice Rice, Fuza, Chirp Chirp, Pappagu Ouran High School Host Club - Chikage Ukyo Psycho-Pass - Yuji Kanehara The Sacred Blacksmith - Reginald Drummond Sailor Moon - Ship Crew, Additional Voices Save Me! Lollipop - Air Fish, Imai, Owl, Step Cat, Stuffed Bear School Rumble - Haruki Hanai Sengoku Basara II - Takenaka Hanbei The Seven Deadly Sins - Marmas, Narrator Sgt. Frog - Taruru Crayon Shin-chan - Boo, Whitey Soul Eater - Jack the Ripper Space Dandy - Register Speed Grapher - Misaski Sword Art Online II - Tecchi The Tower of Druaga: The Aegis of Uruk - Druaga Toriko - Bei Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicle - Kerebos, Yuto Kigai YuYu Hakusho - Miyamoto, M1 Borderlands 2 - Mal, Face McShooty, Yanier Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel! - Doctor Autohn, King Scumstain, Wolf Case Closed: The Mirapolis Investigation - Al Watson Dragon Ball series - Shu, Orlen, Mr. Popo, Turtle Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia - Forsyth Fullmetal Alchemist 2: Curse of the Crimson Elixir - Gluttony Megadimension Neptunia VII - Steamax Shenmue III - Additional Cast Street Fighter X Tekken - Mega Man The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct - Deputy Jimmy Blake, Flight Command, Sniper 2 Xenoblade Chronicles X - Tatsu Yousei - Nathan Holm Chuck E.

Cheese in the Galaxy 5000 - Mr. Munch, Reporter The Asterisk War Baki the Grappler Baldr Force EXE Resolution Bamboo Blade Birdy the Mighty: Decode Case Closed Chrome Shelled Regios Dragon Ball series The Galaxy Railways Kaze no Stigma Kodocha Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans Mob Psycho 100 Negima! Save Me! Lollipop Occultic.

Friederike Sophie Seyler

Friederike Sophie Seyler was a German actress and librettist. Alongside Friederike Caroline Neuber, she was considered Germany's greatest actress of the 18th century, she established herself as one of Germany's leading actresses in the 1760s and was acclaimed for her portrayal of passionate, tragic heroines. From 1767 she was professionally and associated with the theatre director Abel Seyler, whom she married in 1772, as the leading actress of the Hamburg National Theatre and of the Seyler Theatre Company. With Seyler she led an itinerant life until her death, performing across the German-speaking realm, she stayed for several periods at the Vienna Burgtheater between 1757 and 1772. She was associated with all the leading theatres of her era: Hamburg, Weimar and Mannheim, she is regarded as one of the most important female playwrights of the 18th century, her renown as an actress contributed to the popularity of her plays. Her libretto for the opera Oberon was a major inspiration for Emanuel Schikaneder's libretto for the opera The Magic Flute.

She was born in Dresden as the only child of the doctor Johann Wilhelm Sparmann and Luise Catharina Pöppelmann. She came from a broken home. At the age of twelve she was sent to live with an abusive maternal uncle, who treated her so badly that she ran away to another relative, who died in 1753. In order to escape an arranged marriage that her uncle had set up, she ran away from him to join the theatre at the age of sixteen in 1754. In 1754 she joined the troupe of Harlekin Kirsch. In 1755, aged seventeen, she married a fellow actor, 27-year old Johann Gottlieb Hensel, at the end of 1755 they both joined the troupe of Franz Schuch in Breslau, where she earned acclaim as an actress. In 1757 they joined Konrad Ernst Ackermann's company in Hamburg. In 1757 she went to Vienna to perform at the Burgtheater, despite having signed a one-year contract with Ackermann. From that point she lived apart from her husband, they formally divorced; until 1765 she performed in Vienna and Hildburghausen. For a time she contemplated giving up acting due to an illness, but she returned to the Ackermann company in Hamburg in 1765.

The year 1767 marked the start of her lifelong professional and personal association with Abel Seyler, who became her second husband. In that year a group of Hamburg merchants led by Abel Seyler took over the Comödienhaus theatre building from the Ackermann troupe, founded the Hamburg National Theatre, the first attempt to establish a national theatre in Germany on the basis of Ludvig Holberg's ideas. A fervent admirer of Friederike Sophie Hensel, Abel Seyler was a former banker and "a handsome bon vivant" who had suffered a sensational bankruptcy for an enormous sum in the wake of the Amsterdam banking crisis of 1763, who would become one of the great theatre principals of 18th century Europe, it was his admiration for Friederike Sophie Hensel, by 29, that led him to devote himself to theatre from 1767. Lessing wrote his influential work on drama and which gave its name to the field of dramaturgy, Hamburg Dramaturgy, as a collection of commentary on the plays; the Hamburg National Theatre had to close in 1769 when Abel Seyler's money had run out after two years of lavish spending.

In 1769 Abel Seyler established the travelling Seyler Theatre Company, an effective successor of the national theatre, retaining Konrad Ekhof and Friederike Sophie Hensel as its leading actors. The company established itself as the leading theatre company in German-speaking Europe in the 1770s, is credited with popularising Shakespeare's plays in German-speaking Europe and with promoting the Sturm und Drang playwrights and a serious German opera tradition. Based in Hanover, the company stayed for three years at the court of the arts patron Duchess Anna Amalia in Weimar from 1771 to 1774, coinciding with the infancy of the cultural era known as the Weimar Classicism. Friederike Sophie Hensel performed with the Seyler company from 1769, but stayed at the Vienna Burgtheater from 1771 to 1772. In 1772 she reunited with Seyler, her longtime love interest, married him in November 1772 in Oßmannstedt just outside Weimar. From

Crooked Creek Township, Bollinger County, Missouri

Crooked Creek Township is one of eight townships in Bollinger County, Missouri, USA. As of the 2000 U. S. Census, its population was 1,182; as of the 2010 U. S. Census, the population had increased to 1,234. Crooked Creek Township covers an area of 84.74 square miles. Crooked Creek Township was established in 1872, named after a creek of the same name noted for its irregular course; as of the 2010 U. S. Census, there were 1,234 people living in the township; the population density was 14.56 people per square mile. There were 631 housing units in the township; the racial makeup of the township was 97.49% White, 0.24% Black or African American, 1.70% Native American, 0.08% Asian, 0.49% from two or more races. 0.49% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. The township contains no incorporated settlements; the township contains the unincorporated areas and historical communities of Bessville, Lodge and Tallent. The township contains the following nine cemeteries: Berry, Hawn, Lincoln, McMahan, Old Concord and Wallis.

The streams of Alex Branch, Big Blue Branch, Denton Creek, Hawn Creek, Henson Branch, Huffmans Creek, Indian Creek, Punch Creek, Reagan Branch, Shrum Branch, Stones Branch, Summers Creek, Turkey Creek and Turkey Creek flow through Crooked Creek Township. Amidon Memorial Conservation Area Hawn Access Meadow Heights R-II School District Woodland R-IV School District Missouri's 8th Congressional District State House District 145 State Senate District 27 USGS Geographic Names Information System US-Counties.com City-Data.com