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Encyclopedia > Constantine III (emperor)
Roman coin depicting, on its face, Heraclius and his sons Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas
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Heraclius Constantine or Constantine III (May 3, 612 - April 20/24 or May 26, 641) was the eldest son of the Byzantine emperor Heraclius and his first wife Eudocia, and ruled as Emperor for four months in 641. Image File history File links Heraclius AV Solidus. ... Image File history File links Heraclius AV Solidus. ... Heraclius and his sons Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas. ... Heraclonas (626 - 641?), Byzantine emperor (February - September 641), was the son of Heraclius and Martina. ... May 3 is the 123rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (124th in leap years). ... Events Saint Columbanus moves to Italy to establish the monastery of Bobbio (approximate date). ... Events Founding of the city of Fostat, later Cairo, in Egypt. ... This is a list of Byzantine Emperors. ... Heraclius and his sons Heraclius Constantine and Heraclonas. ...


Constantine was baptised and crowned on January 22, 613 and shortly after betrothed to his cousin, Gregoria, a daughter of his father's first cousin, Nicetas. As the couple were second cousins, the marriage was technically incestuous, but this consideration must have been outweighed by the advantages of the match to the family as a whole. Furthermore, its illegality paled into insignificance beside Heraclius' marriage to his niece Martina in the same year. Events Clotaire II reunites the Frankish kingdoms by ordering the murder of Sigebert II. Saint Columbanus founds the monastery of Bobbio in northern Italy. ... Wikipedia does not yet have an article with this exact name. ...


Constantine and Gregoria married in 629 or perhaps early 630 and in that year their first child, Constans II was born. Their second child was another son, Theodosius. Events Jerusalem reconquered by Byzantine Empire from the Persian Empire (September). ... Events Muhammad captures Mecca (January). ... Constans II and his son Constantine IV on a contemporary coin Constans Heraclius, known in English as Constans II, (November 7, 630–September 15, 668) was Byzantine emperor from 641 to 668. ...


Constantine became emperor when his father died in 641 along with his younger half-brother Heracleonas, the son of Martina. His supporters feared action against him on the part of Martina and Heracleonas, and the treasurer Philagrius advised him to write to the army, informing them that he was dying and asking for their assistance in protecting the rights of his children. He also sent a vast sum of money, more than two million solidi (gold coins), to Valentinus Arshakouni, an adjutant of Philagrius, to distribute to the soldiers to persuade them to secure the succession for his sons after his death. Indeed, he died of tuberculosis after only four months, leaving Heracleonas sole emperor. A rumor that Martina had him poisoned led to deposition of the two of them in September that year and Constans II assumed the throne. Heraclius and his sons Heraclius Constantine and Heracleonas. ... Tuberculosis (commonly shortened to TB) is an infection caused by the bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis, which most commonly affects the lungs (pulmonary TB) but can also affect the central nervous system (meningitis), lymphatic system, circulatory system (Miliary tuberculosis), genitourinary system, bones and joints. ...

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Heraclius Constantine or Constantine III (May 3, 612 - April 20/24 or May 26, 641) was the eldest son of the Byzantine emperor Heraclius and his first wife Eudocia, and ruled as Emperor for four months in 641.
Constantine was baptised and crowned on January 22, 613 and shortly after betrothed to his cousin, Gregoria, a daughter of his father's first cousin, Nicetas.
Constantine and Gregoria married in 629 or perhaps early 630 and in that year their first child, Constans II was born.
Constantine III (emperor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (328 words)
Heraclius Constantine or Constantine III (May 3, 612 - April 20/24 or May 26, 641) was the eldest son of the Byzantine emperor Heraclius and his first wife Eudocia, and ruled as Emperor for four months in 641.
Constantine was baptised and crowned on January 22, 613 and shortly after betrothed to his cousin, Gregoria, a daughter of his father's first cousin, Nicetas.
Constantine and Gregoria married in 629 or perhaps early 630 and in that year their first child, Constans II was born.
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