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ANTIOCH
CILICIA
FAVOUR
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REIGN
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EUSTATHIUS
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VALENTINIAN
GRATIANUS
RIGHTFUL SUCCESSOR
EMPEROR JULIAN
APOSTATE
GRATIAN
CONSTANTIA
ENTIRE EMPIRE
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Definitions

  1. Constantius was the most moderate of the emperors of the tetrarchy of Diocletian in his treatment of the Christians. (Web site)
  2. Constantius was an officer in the Roman army at the time of Constantine's birth, serving as an imperial bodyguard to the emperor Aurelian in Syria.
  3. Constantius was the second of the three sons of Constantine I and his second wife Fausta.
  4. Constantius was a member of the Protectores Augusti Nostri under emperor Aurelian and fought in the east against the secessionist Palmyrene Empire. (Web site)
  5. Constantius was an unwavering opponent of paganism; he closed all the temples and forbade sacrifices under pain of death. (Web site)

Daughter

  1. She died about 450, after being exiled after the death of Constantius III. They had a son and daughter. (Web site)
  2. Honoria was the only daughter of later Emperor Constantius III and Galla Placidia. (Web site)

Ill

  1. The only imperial males surviving were the three Emperors, Gallus, and Julian, who were probably too young or ill (Banchich) to be a menace to Constantius.
  2. Before the two armies could meet in Pannonia however, Constantius fell ill and died in late 361.
  3. In 361, Constantius II became ill and died, and Constantius Chlorus' grandson Julian, who had served as Constantius II's Caesar, took power.

Incursions

  1. Owing to incursions of the Massagetae in Transoxiana, Sapor II makes truce with Constantius. (Web site)
  2. Constantius Chlorus repels the incursions of the Alemmani.

Antioch

  1. On the reverse of this argenteus struck in Antioch under Constantius Chlorus, the tetrarchs are sacrificing to celebrate a victory against the Sarmatians. (Web site)
  2. Ar. 18), proceeded to Antioch, and saw Constantius for the third time (Ap. (Web site)

Cilicia

  1. Constantius, returning from his inglorious campaign in the east, was taken ill in Cilicia, and died AD 361.
  2. Constantius headed west to dispute Julian's position but died in Cilicia in November 361. (Web site)

Favour

  1. And Hilary would certainly not win favour with the Emperor by his letter of protest, the First Epistle to Constantius, written about the end of the year 355. (Web site)
  2. He was compelled to retire when Diocletian abdicated voluntarily in favour of Constantius I 305.

Theodosius

  1. The elevation of Constantius, however, was not recognized by his colleague in the East, Theodosius II, who was the nephew of Honorius. (Web site)
  2. Constantius was said at his death to have been planning a campaign against Theodosius II because of this slight. (Web site)

Reign

  1. He flourished in the reign of the emperor Constantius in whose reign he died, and was buried at Antioch. (Web site)
  2. The British expedition, and an easy victory over the barbarians of Caledonia, were the last exploits of the reign of Constantius. (Web site)
  3. The ninth was Constantius who reigned sixteen years in Britain, and, according to report, was treacherously murdered in the seventeenth year of his reign. (Web site)

Persia

  1. The remaining emperor of the family of Constantine I, Constantius II broke off his war in Syria with Persia, and marched west.

Persians

  1. During a respite in hostilities against the Persians, Constantius set out west with his army; hoping this war to be a repeat of that against Magnentius.
  2. During the winter, Valentinian was called upon by Constantius to serve him in the east, to assist with operations against the Persians.
  3. Constantius had also upon his hands an unsuccessful war against the Persians, and dreaded the threats of a civil war from his brother. (Web site)

Accession

  1. In 421 Galla Placidia persuaded Honorius to make Constantius coemperor, but Constantius died a few months after his accession. (Web site)

Ravenna

  1. Also Attalus tried to flee but was captured by the forces of Constantius and sent to Ravenna. (Web site)
  2. Given at Ravenna, on the sixth of the Ides of August, during the Consulate of Constantius and Constantine, 397. (Web site)

Milan

  1. To cope with them, Constantius shifted his base of operations from the east to Mediolanum (Milan) during the 350s. (Web site)
  2. Constantius, now based in Milan, was left with an escort army of about 30,000, but Illyricum and the East had been stripped of their comitatus. (Web site)
  3. Constantius spent the next few years overseeing affairs in the western part of the Empire primarily from his base at Milan.

Goths

  1. After the death of Constantius (421), the rivalry renewed itself in a collision between Castinus (supported by Goths) and Boniface (supported by Vandals). (Web site)

East

  1. Galerius (in the east) and Constantius Chlorus (in the west) became the new emperors.
  2. However Constantius still had to deal with the Sassanid threat in the East, and so he turned to his last remaining male relative, Julian.
  3. Constantius II focused most of his power in the East, and is often regarded as the first emperor of the Byzantine Empire.

Power

  1. The death of Constantius II in Tarsus resulted in a bloodless transfer of power in 361. (Web site)
  2. Constantius, who was on a campaign against the Persians when Magnentius came to power, returned to the west and met with Vetranio.
  3. Galerius tried to increase his power, and after Constantius died in 306 he recognized Severus (d.307) as coemperor in the West.

Successor

  1. Having no capable heir to replace himself with, on his deathbed in 361 AD, Constantius appointed Julian his successor. (Web site)
  2. After Diocletian and Maximian had retired, the successor to Maximian, Constantius, died. (Web site)
  3. However, Constantius died before the two could face each other in battle, naming Julian his successor. (Web site)

Roman Empire

  1. If Constantius III had lived longer, many historians believe that the history of the Roman Empire in the West would have been much different. (Web site)
  2. Constantius died before the armies met, and Julian became sole ruler over the Roman Empire. (Web site)
  3. The Constantinian dynasty is an informal name for the ruling family of the Roman Empire from Constantius Chlorus († 305) to the death of Julian in 363. (Web site)

West

  1. When his coemperors, Maximian and Diocletian, abdicated in 305, Constantius became emperor in the West and prepared to conquer the Picts of Scotland.
  2. The west was to be shared between the eldest and youngest sons, Constantine II and Constans, while the middle son Constantius was to rule the east. (Web site)
  3. While Constantius set out west to personally deal with the usurper, he appointed his young cousin, Gallus, guardian of the east. (Web site)

Roman Emperor

  1. The Roman emperor Constantius II invades Italy in purusuit of the usurper Magnentius, who withdraws his legions to Gaul (see 351 A.D.; 353 A.D.).
  2. The Roman emperor Constantius II recalls his legate (and brother-in-law) Gallus Caesar to Constantinople after hearing unfavorable reports about him.
  3. He was the son of Constantius I Constantius I (Constantius Chlorus) (kənstăn`shəs), c.250–306, Roman emperor (305–6).

Safe Conduct

  1. Constantius granted a safe conduct to Constantine, who had become an ordained priest, but later he captured and killed him. (Web site)

Valens

  1. Reversing the support given to Arianism by Constantius II and Valens in the East, he issued a series of edicts to enforce orthodoxy. (Web site)
  2. Like the brothers Constantius II and Constans, Valens and Valentinian I held divergent theological views. (Web site)

Ammianus

  1. Jones also notes that Constantius "appears in the pages of Ammianus as a conscientious emperor but a vain and stupid man, an easy prey to flatterers. (Web site)

Dalmatia

  1. Flavius Valerius Constantius was born in 250 and under the rule of Carus, was selected to govern Dalmatia.

Constantinople

  1. He was among the group of bishops, who after the council, were sent to Constantinople to present their case before Emperor Constantius. (Web site)
  2. This image was reinforced when the emperor Constantius II created an additional senate in Constantinople. (Web site)
  3. When his father died in May 337, Constantius, who was campaigning in the east, rushed back to Constantinople and arranged for his father's obsequies. (Web site)

Germanus

  1. In his Life of St. Germanus of Auxerre, Constantius of Lyon describes a confrontation between Germanus and a king of the Alans c. (Web site)

Second Wife

  1. Julian, born in 331 in Constantinople, was the son of Julius Constantius, half brother of Emperor Constantine I, and his second wife, Basilina. (Web site)
  2. Next to it, a much later coin, commemorating the late empress Theodora, second wife of Constantius Chlorus. (Web site)

Galla

  1. Constantius became emperor in 421, but died shortly afterwards, and Galla was forced from the Western empire to find refuge at Constantinople. (Web site)

Silvanus

  1. After Silvanus revolted, he received a letter by Constantius that recalled him to Milan, but which made no reference to the revolt.

Imperial Office

  1. Notably, Constantius reportedly complained about the loss of personal freedom and privacy that came with the imperial office.

Bishops

  1. The same year he published an edict for the banishment of all those bishops who had been deprived of their sees by Constantius. (Web site)
  2. The bishops of Gaul, as we saw from the *(Invective against Constantius, had been less militant against their Arian neighbours than he had wished.
  3. Constantius ordered the bishops to take his word for the guilt of Athanasius, and condemn him. (Web site)

Eustathius

  1. The death of Constantius in 361 and the accession of Julian witnessed the recall of Eustathius with the other banished bishops. (Web site)

Rome

  1. Constans, Augustus in Rome, favored the Nicene bishops while Constantius, Augustus in Constantinople, often supported Arian ones. (Web site)
  2. The statue and Altar of Victory in question had been first removed by Constantius, son of Constantine, when at Rome, a.d. (Web site)
  3. It was removed to Rome by Constantius II in 357 and re-erected in the Circus Maximus.

Rhine Frontier

  1. Constantius enjoined Julian with the task of restoring order along the Rhine frontier. (Web site)

Battle

  1. Also in 296, Constantius fought a battle against the Alamanni at the city of Lingonae (Langres) in Gaul.
  2. Thus in 296 Galerius crushed the Persians in battle and Constantius defeated the British usurper Allectus.
  3. When Constantius and Magnentius finally met again, at the Battle of Mons Seleucus in southern Gaul, Constantius once again emerged the victor[ 18]. (Web site)

Valentinian

  1. Constantius married Honorius' half-sister Galla Placidia in 417 at the urging of Honorius; and they produced a son, Valentinian (III) in 419. (Web site)
  2. Constantius did not long survive the promotion; he died soon after, and left two children, Valentinian, who succeeded Honorius, and Honoria. (Web site)
  3. The grandson of Valentinian II, Valentinian III was the son of Constantius III (who in turn had no relation to the Constantines).

Gratianus

  1. An even younger Constantia, daughter to Constantius II later became consort to Gratianus (see below), son of Valentinianus I (see below). (Web site)

Rightful Successor

  1. Civil war was avoided only by the death of Constantius II, who, in his last will, recognized Julian as his rightful successor. (Web site)
  2. However, Constantius died before the two could face each other in battle, naming Julian as his rightful successor. (Web site)

Emperor Julian

  1. With the death of Constantius in 361, Eustathius and the other banished bishops were recalled by Emperor Julian. (Web site)
  2. Of these, Constantina married her cousins, firstly Hannibalianus and secondly Constantius Gallus, and Helena married Emperor Julian. (Web site)

Apostate

  1. Roman civil war of 360–361 AD, between Constantius II and Julian the Apostate - victory to Julian.
  2. Her paternal aunts included Constantina, wife of first Hannibalianus and secondly Constantius Gallus, and Helena, wife of Julian the Apostate. (Web site)

Gratian

  1. Bishop Melitius was banished by Constantius, recalled by Julian, banished by Valens and then again recalled by Gratian. (Web site)
  2. Gratian was first married to Flavia Maxima Constantia, daughter of Constantius II. His second wife was Laeta.
  3. Ausonius received from the liberality of Gratian a vestis palmata, or robe of state, in which the figure of the emperor Constantius was embroidered. (Web site)

Constantia

  1. Gratian was first married to Constantia, daughter of Constantius II. His second wife was Laeta.
  2. Constantius proclaimed Caesar Gallus, the son of his father's brother, marrying to him his sister, Constantia. (Web site)
  3. The union was fruitful and of it there were six issue: Flavius Dalmatius, Julius Constantius, Hannibalianus, Constantia, Anastasia, and Eutropia.

Entire Empire

  1. After that Constantius remained the sole ruler of the entire empire. (Web site)
  2. The West was reunified in 340, and the final reunification of the entire Empire occurred in 353, under Constantius II. (Web site)

Rank

  1. In 355, feeling the crises of the empire still too much for one emperor to handle, Constantius raised his cousin Julian to the rank of Caesar.
  2. He rose rapidly in rank under Constantius and Julian, and on the death of the Emperor Jovian was chosen as his successor (364).

Junior Emperor

  1. On 1 March 293 Diocletian appointed Galerius as his Caesar (junior emperor) in the east and Constantius as the Caesar of Maximianus Herculius in the west.

Sole Ruler

  1. Magnentius, now realizing the futility of continuing his revolt, committed suicide in August that year; making Constantius sole ruler of the empire.
  2. After defeating Magnentius at the Battle of Mursa Major and Mons Seleucus, his subsequent suicide left Constantius sole ruler of the empire.
  3. In 356 AD, when Constantius was sole ruler of the empire, he decreed the death penalty for all those found sacrificing or worshiping idols. (Web site)

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