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Constantine III [Flavius Claudius Constantinus] (d. 411), Roman emperor proclaimed in Britain, competed during his short reign (407–11) with the legitimate emperor Honorius to be the western Roman emperor. The pressure he exerted on Honorius's government increased its difficulty in controlling Alaric and the Goths, and thus contributed to the sack of ...


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Theodosius [Flavius Theodosius; known as Count Theodosius] (d. 376), Roman general, conventionally known as Count Theodosius from an extraordinary military command that he held in Britain in 367–8, as comes (general, or ‘count’); he is also called Theodosius the elder to distinguish him from his second son, the emperor ...