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Constantine I

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Constantine I or Constantine the Great (kŏnˈstəntēn, –tĪn) [key], 288?–337, Roman emperor, b. Naissus (present-day Niš, Serbia). He was the son of Constantius I and Helena and was named in full Flavius Valerius Constantinus.

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