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Constantia, half-sister of Constantine and wife of Licinius

Julia Hillner.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 4623 words.

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Diocletian, Roman emperor

Raymond Davis.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 1392 words.

Diocletian (Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus), originally named Diocles. Of obscure origins, born in Dalmatia perhaps in the early 240s ce, he rose to command the domestici (bodyguard) of the...

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Franks

John Frederick Drinkwater.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 195 words.

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Tetricus, Gaius Pius Esuvius, Roman emperor

John Frederick Drinkwater.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 98 words.

Gaius Pius Esuvius Tetricus became emperor in Gaul in 271 ce. In the literary tradition he appears weaker than *Postumus and *Victorinus, finally betraying his own army to *Aurelian at...

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Victorinus, Marcus Piavvonius

John Frederick Drinkwater.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Byzantine Studies; Ancient Roman History. 129 words.

Praetorian prefect (see praefectus praetorio) of the Gallic usurper, *Postumus, whom he succeeded in 269 AD after the ephemeral reign of Marius. Though he abandoned *Spain and lost eastern...

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