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Emperor of the western Roman Empire from ad 395 and widely recognized as one of the least effective holders of that title. During his reign Britain, Spain, and parts of Gaul were lost to the empire and Rome itself was captured by Alaric. Honorius was the son of Theodosius the Great.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Archaeology.

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