Constantius Chlorus

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Constantius I Chlorus
Jynt 53rd Emperor o the Roman Empire
Ring293–305 (as Caesar wi Maximian);
305–306 (as Augustus in the wast, wi Galerius as Augustus in the east)
PredecessorMaximian (wi Diocletian in the East)
SuccessorFlavius Valerius Severus (wi Galerius in the East)
Born31 Mairch c. 250
Dee'd(306-07-25)25 Julie 306 (aged 56)
Eboracum, Britannia
IssueConstantine the Great
Flavius Dalmatius
Julius Constantius
Flavia Julia Constantia
Full name
Marcus Flavius Valerius Constantius Herculius Augustus[1]

Constantius I (Laitin: Marcus Flavius Valerius Constantius Herculius Augustus;[2][3] 31 Mairch c. 250 – 25 Julie 306) wis Roman Emperor frae 293 tae 306, commonly kent as Constantius Chlorus (Greek: Κωνστάντιος Χλωρός, Kōnstantios Khlōrós, lit. "Constantius the Paewae").[4] He wis the faither o Constantine the Great an foonder o the Constantinian dynasty.

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  1. Southern, pg. 147
  2. Martindale, pg. 227
  3. "Marcus Flavius Valerius Constantius", "Valerius Constantius", "Gaius Valerius Constantius", an "Gaius Fabius Constantius" hae been foond on inscriptions, while Aurelius Victor (Caes 39:24) implied it may hae been "Julius Constantius"
  4. Tooke, William (1798). A new and general biographical dictionary. G. G. and J. Robinson. p. 69. Constantius, who from his pale complexion had acquired the denomination of Chlorus.