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Theodora
(850 words)

(Θεοδώρα; Theodṓra).

[German version]

[1] Roman empress, about AD 300

Roman empress; stepdaughter (Aur. Vict. Caes. 39,25; Eutr. 9,22,1) or daughter (Anon. Vales. 1,1; Philostorgius 2,16) of Maximianus [1]. Contrary to the assertions of later sources, she was already married to Constantius [1] even before he was elevated to the rank of Caesar in AD 293  ( tetrárch…

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Bleckmann, Bruno (Strasbourg) and Tinnefeld, Franz (Munich), “Theodora”, 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 27 January 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e1207870>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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