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Helena

(c. 255—330) mother of the Roman emperor Constantine I.


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ADAMOFF, Helena (born 1906), Painter

ADIE, Edith Helena - Painter, watercolourist

Adolescent’s physical activity levels and relatives’ physical activity engagement and encouragement: the HELENA study

Ägyptische Helena, Die

Ägyptische Helena, Die

ägyptische Helena, Die

Ägyptische Helena, Die

Ägyptische Helena, Die

Ägyptische Helena, Die

ALBIKER, Helena (born 1878), Painter

Alice Helena Alexandra Williams (1863—1957) voluntary welfare worker

AMBROSOVA, Helena (born 1934), Painter

Amnesty after Atrocity? Healing Nations after Genocide and War Crimes, Helena Cobban

ARGYROPOULO, Hélène or Helen or Helena - Sculptor

Articulating a Geography of Pain: Metaphor, Memory, and Movement in Helena María Viramontes’s Their Dogs Came with Them

Ascencion and St Helena floral region

Ascencion and St Helena floral region

Ascencion and St Helena floral region

Ascencion and St Helena floral region

Ascencion and St Helena floral region

Ascension Island (Dependency of St Helena/UK)

BARONI, Helena - Engraver

Beginning Ethnic American Literatures. Helena Grice, Candida Hepworth, Maria Lauret, and Martin Padget. Manchester: Manchester UP, 200l. 243 pages. $59.95 cloth; $19.95 paper.

BENNETT, John (1909 - 1975), Justice of Appeal, Courts of Appeal for the Seychelles, St Helena, The Falkland Islands Colony and Dependencies, and The British Antarctic Territory, since 1965, Vice-President, Immigration Appeal Tribunal, since 1975

Bergman Österberg, Martina Sofia Helena

BIRMAN-BERA, Helena - Painter

BLACKBURNE, Helena - Painter

BLANKSTEIN, Helen or Helena - Painter

Blavatsky, Helena Patrovna (1831–1891)

Blavatsky, Helena Petrovna (1831–1891)

 

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(c. 255–c. 330 ad)

Roman empress and mother of Constantine the Great. She was a convert to Christianity and in 326 visited the Holy Land, where she founded basilicas on the Mount of Olives and at Bethlehem. Later tradition ascribes to her the finding of the cross on which Christ was crucified.

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