Constancy I Chlorine( Roman Emperor)
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Chlorine Constantius I, Flavius Marc Valeri - The Roman emperor in 305-306 years. Genus. app. 250 g. ) 25 July 306
It is said that Constantius maternal grandsons came to the Emperor Claudius. In 293 g. Diocletian proclaimed him as his co-regent with the title of Caesar. He told Constance to divorce his first wife, Yelena (from which he already had a son of Constantine), and marry Fiefdom-pe, his step-daughter of another co-ruler, Maximian Hercule. From her Constantius had six children. Further Constance was assigned to the war in Gaul, ravaged by the Germans. They write that he once experienced in one day all the vicissitudes of. At first, the sudden raid Alemц?n, he was forced to flee to the city lingonov. Since the gates were already closed, it had to draw on the wall with a rope. But in less than five hours, as with the approach of troops, he destroyed many enemies (Eutropius: 9,22,23).
In 305, after Diocletian and Maximian to relinquish power, Constantius, along with other Caesars - Galleries, received the title in August. They divided the Roman world in such a way that Constance got Gaul, Italy and Africa. But Constantius, satisfied with the title of August, just gave up control of Italy and Africa. According to Eutropius, . He was a great husband and great kindness, . zealous in the enrichment of the provincials and individuals, . not seeking to a similar increase in the state treasury, . and talked, . it is better to keep the public wealth by private individuals, . than keep it in a trunk,
. He lived so modestly that during the holidays, when he wished to arrange a banquet for his many friends, borrowed from private individuals silverware to decorate your table. In Gaul he was revered on a par with the gods. He died in Britain in Eborake (Eutropius: 10, 1).