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Eutropia
(83 words)

[German version]

[1] Wife of emperor Maximianus, about AD 320

Wife of Emperor Maximianus. Mother of Maxentius and Fausta ([Aur. Vict.] Epit. Caes. 40,12). After AD 324, she spent some time as a Christian pilgrimess in Palestine and drew Constantine's attention to the desecration of the holy place of Mambre (Eus. Vita Const. 3,52).

[German version]

[2] Half-sister of Constantine

Half-sister of Constantine. Mother of Nepotianus, who in AD 350 wa…

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Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg), “Eutropia”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 09 April 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e407410>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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