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Constantine the Great (275-337)

"Constantine the Great (Latin: Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Augustus; Ancient Greek: Κωνσταντῖνος ὁ Αύγουστος, romanized: Kōnstantînos ho Aúgoustos; 27 February c. 272 AD – 22 May 337 AD), also known as Constantine I, was a Roman Emperor who ruled between 306 and 337 AD. Born in Naissus, in Dacia Ripensis, the city now known as Niš (Serbian Cyrillic: Ниш, located in Serbia), he was the son of Flavius Valerius Constantius, a Roman Army officer of Illyrian origins. His mother, Helena, was Greek. His father became Caesar, the deputy emperor in the west, in 293 AD. Constantine was sent east, where he rose through the ranks to become a military tribune under Emperors Diocletian and Galerius. In 305, Constantius was raised to the rank of Augustus, senior western emperor, and Constantine was recalled west to campaign under his father in Britannia (Britain). Constantine was acclaimed as emperor by the army at Eboracum (modern-day York) after his father´s death in 306 AD. He emerged victorious in a series of civil wars against Emperors Maxentius and Licinius to become sole ruler of both west and east by 324 AD." - (en.wikipedia.org 09.11.2019)

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was born Naissus
son of Constantius I. (250-306) [father of], Helena (Mutter Konstantins des Großen) (250-330) [mother of]
father of Gaius Flavius Iulius Valerius Crispus (305-326)
died Nikomedia 22.05.337 n. Chr.
father of Konstantin II. (Rom) (316-340) [son of], Fausta (289-326) [mother of]
father of Constantius II (317-361) [son of], Fausta (289-326) [mother of]
father of Constans (320-350) [son of], Fausta (289-326) [mother of]

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lived Eburacum 25.07.306 n. Chr.
lived Augusta Treverorum 306-312 n. Chr.
bridegroom Fausta (289-326) Augusta Treverorum 307 n. Chr.
Traveller Licinius I. (265-325 n. Chr.) Milan Februar 313 n. Chr.
Traveller Sofia 01.03.317 n. Chr.
Traveller Helenopolis (Bithynia) April 337 n. Chr.

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Commissioned Constantine the Great (275-337)
Was depicted (actor) Fausta (289-326)
Was depicted (actor) Konstantin II. (Rom) (316-340)

Was depicted (actor) Constantine the Great (275-337)
Commissioned Galerius (250-311)

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Naissus21.8957519531250000043.31918334960937500Place of birth db_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Eburacum-1.0872979164123535053.95996475219726600Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Augusta Treverorum6.6413888931274410049.75666809082031000Place of stay // place of weddingdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Milan9.1899995803833000045.46694564819336000Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Arles4.6197509765625000043.68574905395508000Place of eventdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Sofia23.3129882812500000042.68714523315430000Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Nikomedia29.9408092498779300040.76544189453125000Place of deathdb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.07522
Apostelkirche (Konstantinopel)28.9497222900390620041.01972198486328000Burial placedb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
Helenopolis (Bithynia)29.5000000000000000040.72000122070312500Place of staydb_images_gestaltung/generalsvg/place-biog.svg0.0622
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