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  GERRYMANDERING AN EMPIRE
Diocletian established his court in Nicomedia, Galerius at Sirmium, Maximian at Milan and Constantius Chlorus at Trier.
Constantius Chlorus died in office during a British campaign.
Constantius' soldiers proclaimed Constantine the new western Augustus subverting Diocletian's whole scheme.
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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Constantius Chlorus
Having distinguished himself by his military ability and his able and gentle rule of Dalmatia, he was, on March 1, 293, adopted and appointed Caesar by Maximian, whose step-daughter, Flavia Maximiana Theodora[?], he had married in 289 after renouncing his wife Helena (the mother of Constantine).
In the distribution of the provinces, Gaul and Britain were allotted to Constantius.
In 298 Constantius overthrew the Alamanni in the territory of the Lingones (Langres) and strengthened the Rhine frontier.
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 Constantius Chlorus
Flavius Julius Constantius, like the other emperors of the day, was of poor Danubian family and had worked his way up through the ranks of the army.
Constantius was the most moderate of the emperors of the tetrarchy of Diocletian in his treatment of the Christians.
But Constantius finally found a reason to demand the return of his son, when he explained a campaign agaisnt the Picts, who were invading the British provinces, required both his own and his son's leadership.
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 Constantius Chlorus
Having distinguished himself by his military ability and his able and gentle rule of Dalmatia, he was, on March 1, 293, adopted and appointed Caesar by Maximian, whose step-daughter, Flavia Maximiana Theodora[?], he had married in 289 after renouncing his wife Helena (the mother of Constantine).
In the distribution of the provinces, Gaul and Britain were allotted to Constantius.
In 298 Constantius overthrew the Alamanni in the territory of the Lingones (Langres) and strengthened the Rhine frontier.
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 Římské císařství: Constantius Chlorus (293 - 306)
Constantius pocházel, tak jako všichni tetrarchové, z nízkého rodu z Podunají a stejně jako oni se vypracoval díky svým vojenským schopnostem.
Constantius Chlorus považoval zničení separatistického hnutí v Británii za svůj prvořadý úkol.
Constantius zatím získal na Rýně skvělé vítězství nad Alamany.
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 Family Ancestry Emperors Constantius Chlorus
Flavius Valerius Constantius or Constantius Chlorus as he was better known was a Roman emperor who ruled for the short period of only a year.
As the father of future Roman emperor Constantine I, Constantius was at the head of the Constantine dynasty.
Constantius in turn was appointed Caesar of the Western Empire, serving under the Augustus, Maximian.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Constantius I
Constantius, as had his predecessor, ruled in the west, while Galerius and Daia ruled in the east.
, 640), Gaius Valerius Constantius (ibid, 649), and Gaius Fabius Constantius (ibid.
Constantius' date of birth, homeland, and career: Michael DiMaio, Zonaras' Account of the Neo-Flavian Emperors: A Commentary, (Ph.D diss., University of Missouri-Columbia, 1977), 97-98, nn 11-14; Constantius as Maxiamianus' Praetorian prefect: T.D. Barnes, Constantine and Eusebius,, (Cambridge, 1980), 3, 7-8, New Empire of Diocletian and Constantine, (Cambridge, 1981), 36-37.
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 Constantius I Chlorus - Roman Emperor
Constantius Chlorus was one of the original four Tetrarchs and was destined to replace Maximianus as emperor after twenty years.
In the summer of 293 Constantius expelled the troops of the usurper Carausius from northern Gaul.
Constantius and Galerius, as their Caesars, then donned the purple, with Severus II and Maximinus Daia as the new Caesars.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Constantine the Great
Constantius Chlorus ruled, peace and contentment prevailed, and the prosperity of the provinces visibly increased, while in the East prosperity was undermined by the existing confusion and instability.
Constantius, was a more pronounced Christian, but it was Arian Christianity to which he adhered.
Constantius was an unwavering opponent of paganism; he closed all the temples and forbade sacrifices under pain of death.
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 Ancient Coins
AD 305-306 Constantius I. Chlorus Rev - Genius of the Roman People
AD 305-306 Constantius I. Chlorus Rev - Genius of the Ceasars
S-4010 AD 337-361 Constantius II Rev - Soldier Spearing Enemy
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 Constantius I Chlorus
Constantius I Chlorus: emperor of the Roman world (305-306).
and Maximianus appoint Galerius and Constantius I Chlorus as caesares; all four men accept the title Germanicus Maximus; Constantius captures Gesoriacum (Boulogne), which was held by the British usurper Carausius.
305 Consul V (with Galerius V); Diocletian and Maximianus resign; Second Tetrarchy: they are succeeded by Galerius and Constantius I Chlorus, who appoint as caesares Maximinus Daia and Severus II; Constantius' second expedition to Britain, where he and his son Constantine fight against the Picts; accepts the title Britannicus Maximus II
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 Constantius Chlorus Information
On the reverse of this argenteus struck in Antioch under Constantius Chlorus, the tetrarcs are sacrificing to celebrate a victory against the Sarmatians.
Constantius already had a son, Constantine, by his first wife (or concubine) Helena, who was probably from Nicomedia in Asia Minor.
Constantius died in Britain, at York, in 306, and Constantine was declared emperor by the army.
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 info: Constantius_Chlorus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Historia Augusta says Constantius was the son of Eutropius, a noble from Dardania, and Claudia, a niece of the emperors Claudius II and Quintillus.
Constantius was appointed Caesar to the Western Augustus, Maximian, and married Theodora, Maximian's step-daughter.
On the reverse of this argenteus struck in Antioch under Constantius Chlorus, the tetrarchs are sacrificing to celebrate a victory against the Sarmatians.
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 Coins of Constantius I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Flavius Valerius Constantius "Chlorus" ("the Pale") was born ca.250 of an Illyrian family.
One of Constantius' first duties was to overthrow the usurper Carausius, a former naval commander who had siezed Britain and parts of Gaul.
Constantius crossed back to Britain to campaign against the Picts, and died from an illness at York on 25 July 306.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Constantius
Diocletian appointed him caesar for the eastern part of the empire in 293 (Constantius I was caesar of the West).
He was the son of Constantius I and Helena and was named in full Flavius Valerius Constantinus.
He was bishop of Nicomedia (330-39) and patriarch of Constantinople (339-42); Eusebius was powerful because of his influence with Roman Emperor Constantine I and particularly with the emperor's son, Constantius II.
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 Constantius Chlorus Details, Meaning Constantius Chlorus Article and Explanation Guide
Gaius Flavius Valerius Constantius (March 31, 250–July 25, 306) was an emperor of the Western Roman Empire (305–306).
Probably around 296, Constantius was sent to Britain to quell the rebellions caused by various tribes.
In 298 Constantius overthrew the Alamanni in the territory of the Lingones (Langres) and strengthened the defenses of the Rhine frontier.
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 St. Helena
Flavia Julia Helena was born in Drepanum, the daughter of an innkeeper.
It was in that inn that she met and eventually married a Roman General Constantius Chlorus.
Diocletian then persuaded Constantius to divorce Helena because of her lowly socioeconomic roots and marry a woman of higher social status.
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 Constantine emperor of Rome
The understanding was that should Constantius ever attempt to be sole ruler, his son would be killed.
Constantius then formally requested that his son be released.
When Constantius died in 306, Constantine was proclaimed Augustus by his father’s soldiers; but at the same time Galerius promoted Severus to that very position.
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 Secessionist & Restored Roman Britain Aes Coinage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
By far the most common reverse on the London minted coins of the Tetrarchs was the depiction of the Genius of the Roman people in the form of a draped personification holding a cornucopia cradled in her left arm and a patera in her extended right hand.
After an uneasy interregnum, during which the Tetrarchy tacitly recognized the Usurper Emperors of Britain, Constantius Chlorus in 297 AD led a powerful naval force into the English Channel with the goal of confronting and defeating Allectus.
When Constantius died at York in AD 306, his son Constantine (the great) was proclaimed Emperor by the army and, although that elevation was not accepted by the other Tetrarchs, he eventually became the sole Augustus.
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 Constantius I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
His vigor and his moderation made him popular with the people of the colonies as well as with his soldiers.
The two emperors, Diocletian and Maximian, abdicated in 305, and Constantius and Galerius became emperors.
On his death the imperial throne was claimed by his son Constantine (Constantine I), but the office was long contested.
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 Tetrarchies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Maximianus rules the west from Mediolanum with Constantius I Chlorus governing from Treveri.
Constantius is given the task to defeat Carausius.
Constantius I invades and recovers Britain, defeating and killing Allectus.
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 Athena Review 3,1: Byzantine Cultures East and West: A Chronology of the Early Byzantine World
Galerius and Constantius Chlorus (father of Constantine the Great) become the new Augusti, but the new Caesars are disputed.
Constantius defeats Magnentius at Mursa, and became sole ruler of the empire.
Constantius, faced with Germanic hostility, conspiracies in his own army, and the need for a separate emperor in the west, appoints as Caesar his closest remaining relative, Flavius Claudius Julianus (fig.2).
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 Constantius I
Whatever his ancestry, Constantius climbed the military ranks and was in the position of Praetorian Prefect under Maximian.
It was here in Britain where Constantius died ten years later, of natural causes, having come to the aid of his son Constantine who was fighting off a Pict invasion.
TR - Constantius I and Galerius standing, facing each other, sacrificing over altar in front of temple with four columns; flute-player and four witnesses in background.
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 Carausius - Portrait Gallery of Roman Emperors on Coins
Constantius succeeded in forcing the Germans to submit to the emperor.
Managing to escape from the besieged city, Allectus fled and sailed to Britain; Constantius, lacking a fleet of his own, was unable to follow him.
By AD296 Constantius had built two large fleets, one under his own command at Gesoriacum and the other under his praetorian prefect, Asclepiodotus, at Rouen.
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