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Noun: Arminius  aa(r)'mi-nee-us
  1. Dutch Protestant theologian who founded Arminianism which opposed the absolute predestinarianism of John Calvin (1560-1609)
    - Jacobus Arminius, Jacob Harmensen, Jakob Hermandszoon
  2. German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
    - Armin, Hermann

Type of: German, hero, theologian, theologiser [Brit], theologist, theologizer

Encyclopedia: Arminius, James