425 in history

425 events chronologically

Feb 27 The University of Constantinople is founded by Emperor Theodosius II at the urging of his wife Aelia Eudocia
Oct 23 Valentinian III is elevated as Roman emperor at the age of six

Born in 425

Oct 10 Archbishop Atticus of Constantinople the archbishop of Constantinople, succeeding Arsacius of Tarsus in March 406. He had been an opponent of John Chrysostom and helped Arsacius of Tarsus depose him, but later became a supporter of him after his death. He rebuilt the small church that was located on the site of the later Hagia Sophia, and was an opponent of the Pelagians, which helped increase his popularity among the citizens of Constantinople