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Costantius on a solidus. The reverse shows Constantius as a general, holding Victory in one hand and a captive enemy in the other.

Flavius Constantius, anglicized as Constantius III, was a late Roman Emperor and general, who briefly ruled in 421 on the Western Empire, together with Flavius Augustus Honorius. Constantius III. 421 AD. AV Solidus (4. ... Constantius III. 421 AD. AV Solidus (4. ... Anglicized refers to foreign words, often surnames, that are changed from a foreign language into English. ... Roman Emperor is the title historians use to refer to rulers of the Roman Empire, after the epoch conventionally named the Roman Republic. ... Events February 8 - Constantius III becomes Co_Emperor of the Western Roman Empire June 7 - Roman Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia, formerly known as Athenais. ... The Western Roman Empire is the name given to the western half of the Roman Empire after its division by Diocletian. ... Bronze coin bearing the profile of Honorius Flavius Augustus Honorius (September 9, 384–August 15, 423) was Emperor of the Western Roman Empire from 395 until his death. ...


He first gained note by his successful campaigns to save the Western Roman Empire, which had been seriously weakened by both barbarian invasions, and the revolt of Constantine III. As a result, first he was made Patrician, then in 417 he was married to Emperor Honorius's sister, Galla Placidia, and finally was elevated to co-Emperor with Honorius on February 8, 421. He died later that year, on September 2. The Western Roman Empire is the name given to the western half of the Roman Empire after its division by Diocletian. ... Constantine III declared himself emperor in the West (407–411). ... Patricians (patricii) were originally the elite caste in ancient Rome. ... Events January 1 - Constantius III marries Galla Placidia, sister of Honorius. ... Galla Placidia on a coin struck by her son Valentinian III. On the reverse, a cross (typical of all the coinage referring to Galla Placidia) stands for her Christian faith. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events February 8 - Constantius III becomes Co_Emperor of the Western Roman Empire June 7 - Roman Emperor Theodosius II marries Aelia Eudocia, formerly known as Athenais. ... September 2 is the 245th day of the year (246th in leap years). ...


Their children included the Emperor Valentinian III. Valentinian III (July 2, 419, Ravenna - March 16, 455, Rome), Western Roman Emperor (424 to 455). ...


Constantius's success in rising from head of the dwindling Roman army to Imperial rank obviously influenced the actions of later holders of the patrician office, a list that includes Aetius and Ricimer. Flavius Aetius or simply Aetius, (circa 396 - 454), was a Roman general of the closing period of the Western Roman Empire. ... Ricimer (c. ...


Preceded by
Flavius Augustus Honorius
Western Roman Emperor
with Flavius Augustus Honorius
Succeeded by
Flavius Augustus Honorius

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Constantius Chlorus (305 - 306) was son-in-law to Maximian, father and brother-in-law to Constantine I of the Roman Empire, father-in-law to Licinius, grandfather to Constantine II of the Roman Empire, Constantius II, Constans and Julian, and great-grandfather-in-law to Gratian.
Constantius III (421) was grandson-in-law to Valentinian I, great-nephew by marriage to Valens, nephew by marriage to Gratian and Valentinian II, son-in-law to Theodosius I, brother-in-law to Arcadius and Flavius Augustus Honorius, father to Valentinian III, uncle by marriage to Theodosius II and Marcian, grandfather-in-law to Olybrius.
Olybrius (472) was great-great-grandson-in-law to Valentinian I, great-great-great-nephew by marriage to Valens, great-grandson-in-law to Theodosius I, great-great-nephew by marriage to Gratian and Valentinian II, grandson-in-law to Constantius III, great-nephew by marriage to Arcadius and Flavius Augustus Honorius, son-in-law to Valentinian III, nephew by marriage to Theodosius II and Marcian.
Constantius III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (322 words)
Constantius was born in Naissus (modern-day Niš) and was probably a career soldier.
Constantius reportedly intended to launch a campaign against the Eastern Empire to force recognition of his rights, but before anything could come of these plans, he died suddenly on September 2 after less than seven months as emperor.
Constantius' success in rising from head of the dwindling Roman army to Imperial rank obviously influenced the actions of later holders of the patrician office, a list that includes Aëtius and Ricimer; however, only Petronius Maximus would ultimately make the same leap, and his reign would prove to be even shorter than Constantius'.
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