Arminius

Primary Meanings of Arminius

1.
n
German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
2.
n
Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)
Full Definitions of Arminius
1

n German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)

Synonyms:
Armin, Hermann
Example of:
German
a person of German nationality
hero
a man distinguished by exceptional courage and nobility and strength
2

n Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)

Synonyms:
Jacob Harmensen, Jacobus Arminius, Jakob Hermandszoon
Example of:
theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer
someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology

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