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Constantine II
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Flavius Claudius Constantinus (Constantine II; d. 340 CE; ILS 712; 713; 721; 722; 724) was the eldest surviving son of Constantine I (306–337 CE) and his second wife, Flavia Maxima Fausta (d. 326 CE). Following the death of his father in 337 CE, he became Augustus along with his younger brothers, and his brief reign was spent trying to increase his territory. T…

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Dunn, Geoffrey D., “Constantine II”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2019

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