Dutch Protestant theologian whom founded Arminianism which opposed absolutely the predestinarianism of John Calvin (1559-1609)
- German hero; leader at battle of Teutoburger Wald in advertisement 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
Arminius [chieftain of the Cherusci]
- Armin [chieftain of Cherusci]
As to the origin of the heroic sagas as we now have them, Tacitus tells us that the deeds of Arminius were still celebrated in song a hundred years after his death (Annals, ii.