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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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Helena [St Helena, Helen, Flavia Julia Helena] (c. 248–328/9), mother of the Roman emperor Constantine I

Marios Costambeys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ancient Roman History; Christianity. 1363 words.

Helena [St Helena, Helen, Flavia Julia Helena] (c. 248–328/9), mother of the Roman emperor Constantine I, has no historical connection with Britain, despite a widespread belief that she was...

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Porcius Festus

Tessa Rajak.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online December 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Ancient Roman History. 58 words.

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sacramentum (military)

George Ronald Watson and Antony Spawforth.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Ancient Roman History. 188 words.

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Sulpicius Quirinius, Publius

Ronald Syme and Barbara Levick.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Classics

P ublished online March 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Early Christianity; Ancient Roman History. 475 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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