Helena (empress)

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Saint Helena
Follis-Helena-trier RIC 465.jpg
Coin o Flavia Iulia Helena, mither o Constantine I. Æ Follis (19mm, 3.45 gm). Treveri (Trier) mint. Struck 325–326 AD.
Empress; Mither o Constantine the Great
Born c. 246/50
possibly at Helenopolis Bithynia, Asie Minor
Dee'd c. 327/30
Roum
Honored in Roman Catholic Kirk
Eastren Orthodox Kirk
Oriental Orthodoxy
Anglican Communion
Lutheran Kirk
Canonizit Pre-Congregation[1]
Major shrine The shrine tae Saunt Helena in St. Peter's Basilica
Feast 18 August (Roman Catholic Kirk); 21 Mey (Orthodox Anglican & Lutheran Kirks); 19 Mey (few Lutheran Kirks); 9 Pashons (Coptic Orthodox Kirk)
Attributes Cross
Patronage airchaeologists, converts, difficult marriages, divorced fowk, empresses, Saunt Helena island

Saunt Helena or Saunt Helen (Laitin: Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta; c. 250 – c. 330) wis the consort o the Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus an the mither o the emperor Constantine the Great.

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  1. Her canonisation precedes the practice o formal Canonization bi the Haly See an the relevant Orthodox Kirks. "August 18 in German History". TGermanCulture.com.ua. Retrieved 2006-09-23.