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  Emperor Licinius
While Licinius was continuing his shrewd policy of alliance with Constantine, by marrying his sister Constantia at Mediolanum (Milan) in January AD 313 and confirming Constantine's famous Edict of Milan (toleration of Christians and Constantine's status as senior Augustus), Maximinus II's forces were gathering in the east, preparing to launch an attack.
Licinius' wife Constantia, who was the sister of Constantine, pleaded with the victor to spare both her husband and the puppet emperor Martianus.
And Licinius' illegitimate second son was reduced to the status of a slave labouring at a weaving mill at Carthage.
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 Licinius
Flavius Galerius Valerius Licinianus Licinius, Roman emperor, from 307 to 324, of Illyrian peasant origin, was born probably about 250.
After the death of Flavius Valerius Severus he was elevated to the rank of Augustus by Galerius, his former friend and companion in arms, on November 11, 307, receiving as his immediate command the provinces of Illyricum.
The defeat of the superior fleet of Licinius by Flavius Julius Crispus, Constantine’s eldest son, compelled his withdrawal to Bithynia, where a last stand was made; the battle of Chrysopolis, near Chalcedon (September 18), resulted in his final submission.
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 Roman Emperors DIR Licinius
Licinius engaged the forces of his brother-in-law near the banks of the Hebrus River on 3 July 324 where he was routed; with as many men as he could gather, he headed for his fleet which was in the Hellespont.
Licinius' fleet, under the command of the admiral Abantus, was overcome by bad weather and by
The arrest and death of Licinius and Martinianus are discussed by Barnes, Constantine and Eusebius, 214, Seeck, RE 13, col. 230.18ff and F. Görres, "Die Verwandtenmorde Constantin's des Grossen," ZWT, 30(1887), 360ff.
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 LicinusOV
Licinius seized the Balkan territories and Maximinus Daia got the territories in Asia Minor, Syria and Egypt,the Bosporus would be the border between their territories.
Licinius who was still a great general assembled a huge army (150000 infantry and 15000 cavalry) and fleet of his own (to the surprise of his enemy) and engaged the forces of his brother-in-law near the banks of the Hebrus River on the 3th of July 324 where his forces were routed.
Licinius' fleet, under the command of the admiral Abantus, was overcome by bad weather and by Constantine' s fleet which was under the command of his son Crispus.
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 Licinius - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Aureus of Licinius, celebrating his tenth year of reign and the fifth year of his son Licinius (on the obverse).
After the death of Flavius Valerius Severus, Galerius elevated Licinius to the rank of Augustus in the West on November 11, 308.
The defeat of the superior fleet of Licinius in the Battle of Hellespont by Crispus, Constantine’s eldest son and Caesar, compelled his withdrawal to Bithynia, where a last stand was made; the Battle of Chrysopolis, near Chalcedon (September 18), resulted in Licinius final submission.
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 Licinius - LoveToKnow 1911
After the death of Flavius Valerius Severus he was elevated to the rank of Augustus by Galerius, his former friend and companion in arms, on the 11th of November 307, receiving as his immediate command the provinces of Illyricum.
In 323 Constantine, tempted by the "advanced age and unpopular vices" of his colleague, again declared war against him, and, having defeated his army at Adrianople (3rd of July 323), succeeded in shutting him up within the walls of Byzantium.
The defeat of the superior fleet of Licinius by Flavius Julius Crispus, Constantine's eldest son, compelled his withdrawal to Bithynia, where a last stand was made; the battle of Chrysopolis, near Chalcedon (18th of September), finally resulted in his submission.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Constantine the Great
Licinius, on the other hand, by leaving the eastern boundaries of the empire undefended succeeded in collecting an even more numerous army, made up of 150,000 infantry and 15,000 cavalry, while his fleet consisted of no fewer than 350 ships.
Licinius strengthened the garrison of Byzantium so that an attack seemed likely to result in failure and the only hope of taking the fortress lay in a blockade and famine.
He quarrelled with his colleague Licinius about their religious policy, and in 323 defeated him in a bloody battle; Licinius surrendered on the promise of personal safety; notwithstanding this, half a year later he was strangled by order of Constantine.
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 Licinius, Valerius Licinianus
Constantine then left Licinius and Maximinus to contest dominance of the eastern half of the empire, and in 313 Licinius overcame Maximinus, and acquired the territory previously held by the latter.
Although Licinius and Constantine subsequently ruled together as coemperors for a period of 11 years, the alliance was an uneasy one.
Licinius was exiled to Thessalonica, and subsequently executed.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 783 (v. 2)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
licinius, a senator, whom Marius or­dered to be hurled down the Tarpeian rock, on the J st of January, b.
But scarcely had he gained possession of the last-named city when Licinius, who had hurried from Italy upon receiving intelli­gence of this treacherous invasion, appeared at the head of a small but resolute and well-disciplined force to resist his further progress.
315, Licinius was compelled by the decisive defeats sustained at Cibalis in Pannonia, and in the plain of Mardia in Thrace, to submit and to cede to the victor Greece, Macedonia, and the whole lower valley of the Danube, with the exception of a part of Moesia.
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 Licinius
Licinius, AE 18mm, a silvered reduced follis with some of the silvering still present on the coin.
The portrait is of Licinius a laureate and draped bust facing left, holding mappa, globe (symbolizing the world/empire he rules) and scepter.
It indicates Licinius being the emperor and supreme commander of the Roman Army.
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 Eureka -- Vol 3-- Chap 12 -- sec 20
Since the death of Maximin, Licinius by his patronage of "the gods of his ancestors," and his hatred, ill-concealed, of Constantine and the catholics, came to be represented from A.D. 314 to A.D. 324, by the Dragon-tail which "drew the third part of the stars of the heaven"
But the prudence of Licinius was at fault in contending with "the Michael and his angels," whose attack he awaited in a fortified camp near Adrianople.
The memory of Licinius was branded with infamy(*), his statues were thrown down, and, by a hasty edict, all his laws, and all the judicial proceedings of his reign were at once abolished.
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 UNPARALLELED GROWTH
As a result of the meeting, Licinius married Constantia, Constantine's sister, and the two rulers issued the "Edict of Milan," a statement of toleration for all religions.
Licinius accepted the edict because it's language was sufficiently vague.
Licinius saw this as an invasion of his territory and headed west to take on Constantine.
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 Istria on the Internet - Numismatics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
As a son of Licinius I, the Augustus in the East from 313 to 324, Licinius II was destined to inherit his father's Empire.
We know little of Licinius II other than the circumstances of his achieving that rank, and the fact that he was deposed in 324 and executed in 326.
As was called for in the surrender treaty of 324, the Caesar Licinius II was stripped of his rank and exiled with his father to Thessalonica, only to witness the latter's execution early in 325.
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 Printable Version
He was a renowned commander in the military, and the report came to the Emperor Licinius that he was a Christian and abominated the idols.
Licinius therefore sent certain men to him from Nicomedia, to honor him and ask him to appear before him.
Licinius, seeing in this a hope of turning Saint Theodore away from Christ did as was asked of him.
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 1.2.2.6.3.4 Licinius
Licinius, a friend of Galerius, became Augustus of the West on the death of Constantius.
Licinius then defeated Maximinus II to win control of the eastern empire, which he ruled until Constantine defeated him in 324.
Licinius and his young son were spared after this defeat, but later executed for plotting against Constantine.
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 Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, page 873 (v. 1)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Licinius Crassus Scipio, son of No. 24, and adopted by No. 23.
crassus, dives, was the son of P. Licinius Varus, and was the first Licinius with the surname Dives mentioned in history.
licinius crassus dives mucianus, was the adopted son of No. 7.
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Licinius,   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Licinius LICINIUS [Licinius], Roman plebeian gens, of which several men were noteworthy.
He was made caesar in 305 and in 308 proclaimed himself augustus in opposition to Emperor Licinius.
He was tribune of the people (106 BC) and consul (95 BC) with Lucius Licinius Crassus (see under Crassus, family); together they collaborated on a law that caused a purge of the rolls of citizenship.
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 Licinius I   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Licinius I Emperor A. Like Diocletian and the Tetrarchs, Licinius I was a tough Illyrian soldier and, in the eyes of Galerius, an ideal choice for emperor in the West.
Licinius and Constantine agreed to halt the persecution of Christians and in 313 issued the Edict of Milan, which guaranteed freedom to all people in the empire to worship as they saw fit.
Licinius' wife Constantia, who was also Constantine’s sister intervened and was able to persuade Constantine to spare the lives of Licinius and his son.
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 Search Results for "Licinius"
Licinius, Roman plebian gens, (lisin´es) (KEY), Roman plebeian gens, of which several men were noteworthy.
6) Fragments of Epithalamia by Caius Licinius Macer Calvus.
7) The Death of Quintilia by Caius Licinius Macer Calvus.
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 Licinius
Licinius cohabited the west with the usurper Maxentius whom he was unable to expel; his own rival Constantine I later getting the job done.
When Galerius died in 311 Licinius moved out East becoming Galerius's successor and leaving the West to be squabbled between Maxentius and Constantine.
From then on Licinius and Constantine would be on-again off-again enemies partly because Constantine was Christian while Licinius pagan and partly simply because each wished to be sole emperor.
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 Marcus Licinius Crassus.
Harta yang dikumpul oleh Marcus Licinius Crassus ialah melalui perniagaan yang dijalankannya.
Marcus Licinius Crassus merupakan ahli perniagaan Roman yang mempunyai kepentingan dalam pelbagai perniagaan yang merangkumi dari lombong perak sehingga kepada perniagaan hamba.
Marcus Licinius Crassus telah terbunuh dalam pertempuran itu dan apabila orang-orang Parthian menjumpai mayat orang terkaya di Rom itu, menurut cerita rakyat, orang-orang Parthian telah menuang emas cair ke dalam mulut Crassus bagi menghilangkan dahaga Crassus kepada emas.
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 Marcus Licinius Crassus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
115 (?) -53 B.C. Marcus Licinius Crassus a scion of one of the oldest established families of Roman society -- the Lincian clan.
His father, Publius Licinius Crassus, was a man of censorial rank.
While one of Crassus' brothers was killed by the Marians, Crassus managed to escape to Spain where his father had served as a praetor.
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 June 15: Licinius Issues the Edict of Milan
Licinius, seeing Constantine's success, must have thought there was something to this new religion.
Licinius was soon marching troops against ConstantineÔs forces.
When they refused to pour drink offerings (libations) to Licinius' pagan gods, they were beaten, jailed and finally made to stand naked on ice one winter night until they froze to death.
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