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Helena [St Helena, Helen, Flavia Julia Helena]locked

(c. 248–328/9)
  • Marios Costambeys


Helena [St Helena, Helen, Flavia Julia Helena] (c. 248–328/9), mother of the Roman emperor Constantine I, has no historical connection with Britain, despite a widespread belief that she was of British origin. This myth, which stems from a strong medieval tradition resulting in numerous dedications to her, especially in ...

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