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Ancient Rome

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Ancient Rome

Diocletian

History; Ancient Rome

Proclaimed emperor by army after death of Numerian, and in opposition to Carinus; adopted Maximian as senior co-emperor in 286 AD.

Constantine the Great

History; Ancient Rome

Born on 27 February c. 280 as the son of the Augustus Constantius Chlorus. Proclaimed Augustus of the western empire upon the death of his father on 25 July 306 and later united the whole empire.

Constantius

History; Ancient Rome

Born on 7 August 317, the second son of Constantine I. Inherited Eastern third of Roman Empire upon his father's death, sole Roman Emperor from 351. Died of illness on campaign.

Constans I

History; Ancient Rome

Born c. 323, the third son of Constantine I. Inherited central third of Roman Empire upon his father's death, acquired the Balkans in 338. Assassinated during the revolt of Magnentius.

Jovian

History; Ancient Rome

Born c. 332. Captain of the guards under Julian, elected by the army upon Julian's death. Died on journey back to Constantinople.

Michael VII Doukas

History; Ancient Rome

Born in 1050 as the eldest son of Constantine X. Co-emperor since 1059, he succeeded on his father's death. Due to his minority he was under the regency of his mother, Eudokia Makrembolitissa, in ...

Michael III "the Drunkard"

History; Ancient Rome

Born on 19 January 840, he succeeded on Theophilos' death. Under the regency of his mother Theodora until 856, and under the effective control of his uncle Bardas in 862–866. Ended iconoclasm. ...

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