Emperor Diocletian

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Emperor Diocletian

Life: AD 240 – 311 Diocletian’s Early Life Born probably near Spalatum (Split) with the name Diocles on 22 December AD 240 or 245, he was the son of a …

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Helena of Constantinople

Helena of Constantinople

Helena of Constantinople, also known as Saint Helena, is a celebrated figure in Christian history, admired for her devout life and her legendary quest that led to the purported discovery …

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Rome

Pictorial Tour of Rome Here is a picture album of the sites of Rome. If anyone wishes to contribute any pictures of their own, please get in touch. Site built …

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Ancient Roman Sources

NAME PERIOD BACKGROUND & FAMOUS WORKS LANGUAGE Acts of Pilate early fourth century AD Forged documents circulated round the east of the empire by emperor Maximinus II Daia to discredit …

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Legionary Helmets of the Roman Period

by Iain Dickson, ‘Melvadius Macrinus Cugerni’ Sculptural Evidence Many sculptures have been found showing the Roman army in operation as well as individual memorial monuments to Roman soldiers. The workmanship on …

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List of Roman Consuls by Year

Who Was Consul When by ‘Andraeus Papadopolus Dacicus Maximus‘ Note: the Roman numerals behind the names indicate how many times the specific individual has been in office. Note II: consuls …

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roman army

The Roman Army Overview

Nowhere does the Roman talent for organization show itself so clearly as in its army. The story of the Roman army is an extensive one, demonstrated in part by the …

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Roman Religion

If anything, the Romans had a practical attitude to religion, as to most things, which perhaps explains why they themselves had difficulty in taking to the idea of a single, …

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