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  Galla Placidia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Daughter of the Theodosius I and his second wife Galla, who herself was daughter of the Emperor Valentinian II, Galla Placidia was half sister of emperors Honorius and Arcadius.
Galla Placidia on a coin struck by her son Valentinian III.
Interior of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna.
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 Roman Emperors - DIR Gallia Placidia
Aelia Galla Placidia, born in the east circa 388/390, was the daughter of the emperor Theodosius I (379-395) and his second wife Galla.
Galla Placidia was a devout Christian and patroness of religion.
Galla Placidia exemplifies the strong-willed imperial women -- Pulcheria, the sister of Theodosius II, being another example -- who exercised great influence in the fifth century in default of effective male leadership.
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Galla Placidia fled her half-brother to the safety of Constantinople.
Placidia of course was the mother of Valentinian III, son of Constantius III, the obvious heir to the western throne.
John was arrested and, at Aquileia, was condemned to death by Galla Placidia.
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 Galla Placidia - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Galla Placidia, c.388-450, Roman empress of the West, daughter of Theodosius I. Captured by Alaric I in the course of his Italian campaign, she was held by the Visigoths as a hostage and married (414) Alaric's successor Ataulf.
After the murder (415) of Ataulf she was at first ill-treated but was returned in 416 to her brother Honorius.
She had great personal influence over her son, but she was forced to leave the government largely in the hands of Aetius.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Galla Placidia
Daughter of the Roman emperor Theodosius I and his second wife, Galla, herself daughter of the Emperor Valentinian I, Galla Placidia was half sister of emperors Honorius and Arcadius.
At first she attempted to rule in her son's name, but as the generals loyal to her one by one either died or defected to AĆ«tius, imperial policy came to rest in his hands by the time he was made patrician.
Placidia's last notable public act was to convince her son Valentinian III to exile rather than kill Honoria for this.
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 Galla Placidia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
'''Galla Placidia''' (born around 390; died at Rome November 27, 450) lived one of the most eventful lives of late antiquity.
At first she attempted to rule in her son's name, but as the generals loyal to her one by one either died or defected to Aetius, imperial policy came to rest in his hands by the time he was made patrician.
Placidia's last notable public act was to convince her brother Valentinian III to exile not kill her for this.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Galla Placidia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Having supported Galla Placidia in her struggle with her brother, Emperor Honorius, Boniface fled to Africa in 422.
At first unfriendly to Valentinian III, he later made his peace with Valentinian's mother, Galla Placidia, and was given a command in Gaul.
Valentinian's mother, Galla Placidia, was regent during his minority, but from 433 to 454 the general Aetius was the
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Placidia was one of the most formidable figures of the 5th century
Living in Rome, Galla Placidia was present in 410 for the sack of the city by Alaric and the Visigoths.
Galla Placidia tried to replace him with the magister militum Boniface but failed and lost her power.
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 Galla Placidia
Theodosius, der damals in Mailand weilte, befahl Galla Placidia und seinen jüngeren Sohn Honorius zu sich.
Galla Placidia aber wollte den verschlossenen, mürrischen, vielleicht sogar tyrannischen Constantius nicht heiraten.
Galla Placidias besondere Neigung galt religösen und kirchlichen Angelegenheiten.
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 63rd Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Flavius married Aelia Galla Placidia, Empress of Rome.
Aelia Galla Placidia, Empress of Rome was born circa 390.
In 416 Galla Placidia was restored to the Romans (in exchange for 600,000 measures of corn), and the following year she was married to Constantius.
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 Mausoleum of Galla Placidia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is a highly important Byzantine mausoleum in Ravenna, Italy.
The building contains three sarcophagi; the largest is said to have been that of Galla Placidia, and that her embalmed body was deposited there in a sitting position, clothed with the imperial mantle; in 1577, however, the contents of the sarcophagus were accidentally burned.
The one on the left is attributed to Galla Placindia's husband, Emperor Constantius III.
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 Galla Placidia
Galla Placidia (c.393-450): empress of the West-Roman empire (423-437).
423: Galla Placidia is exiled to Rome, but she and her young son Valentinian move to Constantinople; Valentinian engaged to Eudoxia (daughter of Theodosius II); death of Honorius, usurpation of Johannes; Theodosius II immediately recognizes Valentinian as emperor in the west
Buildings: The name of Galla Placidia is connected to a mausoleum in Ravenna, which is, however, not her resting place.
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 In Italy Online - Byzantine Italy
Pier Crisologo's theological culture shines magnificently in the mosaics of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia and in those of the palatine church of St. John the Evangelist (which have been lost but whose contents are known to us).
he vaulted ceiling of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is the only mosaic without human or animal images and may be interpreted as representing theological thought, perhaps dictated by the bishop Doctor of the Church Pier Crisologo, or as a purely symbolic representation.
One would not be mistaken in referring to the Mausoleum of Constance, which Galla Placidia certainly knew, because in Rome the pagan nature symbols lived on in the iconology of celestial Christian meanings.
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 Mausoleum of Galla Placidia - Ravenna, Italy
The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia in Ravenna is known for its ancient and breathtaking Christian mosaics.
Galla Placidia died in Rome, and depsite a long tradition to the contrary, it is now doubted that she was ever buried here.
To the rear of the mausoeum and in the two lateral arms of the cross are marble sarcophagi, believed to house Galla Placidia, her second husband Constantius III (d.
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 Mausoleum of Galla Placidia | Museum/Attraction Review | Ravenna | Frommers.com
Popular tradition claims that the cross-shaped structure houses the tomb of Galla Placidia, sister of Honorius, Rome's last emperor.
Galla, who died in Rome in A.D. 450, is one of history's most powerful women.
She became virtual ruler of the Western world after her husband, Ataulf, king of the Visigoths, died (when she was named regent for Valentinian III, who was only 6 at the time of his father's death).
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 Galla Placidia
Galla Placidia led probably the most dramatic life of any empress.
Galla, who Honorius had exiled just prior to his death (as part of his damage control program), now wandered towards Constantinople with her son Valentinian III.
Johannes was executed and Valentinian III was restored as the nominal emperor although it was understood that Galla was the real power behind the throne.
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 A Time of Rome: The Empress Galla Placidia
Add Galla Placida to the annals of the dominant, lustful women rulers of empires Cleopatra, Elizabeth the I, and Catherine the Great.
In this novel, Galla Placidia is taken from birth to her fate as regent empress for her son Valentinian the third.
We see her from innocence through maturity where her beauty and Roman potency drew suitors of position and means - but love and romance superceded all and threw her into the arms of a barbarian.
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 Synergy: Mosaics
Mausoleo di Galla Placidia, "Mausoleum of Galla Placidia.".
Galla Placidia (386-452), the sister of Honorius, the Roman Emperor who moved the Capital of the western empire from Milan to Ravenna, built this little Latin cross plan Mausoleum around 425-450.
Mausoleum (near San V.) -- "Blue Starred Mosaic in the Ceiling Vault with Symbols of the Four Evangelists in the four corners "Galla Placidia (386-450 AD) was the sister of Honorius, the Roman emperor who transferred the capital of the western Roman Empire from Milan to Ravenna in 402 AD.
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 Title page for ETD etd-0404103-002340
The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia has generated a lengthy bibliography over the centuries but, in spite of repeated investigations, the north and south arm barrel vaults have received almost no attention.
The issue of the intended function of the space is at the heart of this inquiry; this monograph accepts without argument the widely held view that Galla Placidia erected the edifice in the first half of the fifth century, most likely around 425 CE.
I believe that the meaning behind the pattern of the north and south arm barrel vaults can be extrapolated to the mosaic program of the space as a whole in support of the theory that the building was constructed with an expressly funerary function in mind.
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With the death of her brother in 423, Placidia was Empress (Augusta) of the Western Roman Empire in her own right.
The only book I've read that was specifically about Galla Placidia is Heaven's Only Daughter by Kathleen Robinson.
Galla Placidia is a background character in William Dietrich's The Scourge of God.
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 AllRefer.com - Galla Placidia (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Galla Placidia (Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Galla Placidia, Ancient History, Late Roman And Byzantine, Biographies
Galla Placidia[gal´u plusid´Eu] Pronunciation Key, c.388–450, Roman empress of the West, daughter of Theodosius I. Captured by Alaric I in the course of his Italian campaign, she was held by the Visigoths as a hostage and married (414) Alaric's successor Ataulf.
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 Images of Galla Placidia, Ravenna, Italy
This structure in the shape of a Greek cross was probably intended to be a mausoleum.
It was built by the Empress Galla Placidia, whose half-brother was the Emperor Honorius.
After being abducted and forced to marry a Visigoth, she later returned to Ravenna where she married the Emperor Constantius III.
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 Ravenna
The structure and images of the mausoleum of Empress Galla Placidia serve to remind us of the death of an imperial princess who was completely involved in the history of the Empire under her father Theodosius the Great.
Galla Placidia thought the glory of the Christian Roman Empire was expressed by the Holy Cross.
This is why her mausoleum, laid out in the shape of a Latin cross, has a cross at its very centre.
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 Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast - Ravenna - Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast Reviews - TripAdvisor
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 Galla Placidia Bed and Breakfast, Ravenna, Italy - VirtualTourist.com
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Galla Placidia B&B is located in the Hystorique centre of Ravenna, in the pedestrian area very quit and a few steps from the best monuments: Basilica of San Vitale and Mausoleum of Galla Placidia-
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