This dissertation about Flavia Julia Helena Augusta, the mother of Constantinc the Great, the first Christian Roman emperor (b. A.D. 273, reigned 306- 337), is divided into two parts. The first part (chapter one) deals with the historical Helena; the second part, consisting of chapters Two, Three and Four, deals with the legends which grew up around her. The purpose of the first part of the book is to ascertain the facts of Helena's life on the basis of reliable historical sources. ... Zie: Summary
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