Helena (empress), Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Helena (empress)

empress of Rome and saint of Christian tradition

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-0001

Place of Birth: Helenopolis, Turkey

Date of Death: 18-Aug-0330

Profession: politician

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Helena (empress)

  • Helena, or Saint Helena (Greek: ???a ?????, Hagía Heléne, Latin: Flavia Iulia Helena Augusta; c.
  • 246/248 – c.?330), was an Empress of the Roman Empire, and mother of Emperor Constantine the Great.
  • Born outside of the noble classes, a Greek, possibly in the Greek city of Drepana, Bithynia in Asia Minor, she became the consort of the future Roman Emperor Constantius Chlorus and the mother of the future Emperor Constantine the Great. Helena ranks as an important figure in the history of Christianity and of the world due to her influence on her son.
  • In her final years, she made a religious tour of Syria Palaestina and Jerusalem, during which ancient tradition claims that she discovered the True Cross.
  • The Eastern Orthodox Churches, Oriental Orthodox Churches, Roman Catholic Church, and the Anglican Communion revere her as a saint; the Lutheran Church commemorates her.

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