History, Facts and Information about Constantius III
The content of this article provides interesting history, facts and information about the Emperor Constantius III and the all-powerful Caesars who ruled the empire of Ancient Rome. The word "Caesar" was originally the name of the famous aristocratic patrician family of ancient Rome and became synonymous with the Roman Emperors. Refer to the comprehensive List of Roman Emperors for the names of the most famous Romans, their dynasties and the historic eras of all the Roman Emperors and usurpers. Read about the life of Constantius III who can be described or remembered as:
"The Emperor who retrieved the western empire from the brink of disaster..."
Short Biography about the life of Constantius III
Short Biography profile and facts about one of the most famous Romans of all, in the life of Constantius III, Emperor of the Western Roman Empire
Interesting facts about the life of Constantius III
Obtain a fast overview of the times of the Roman Emperor Constantius III from the following facts and information about his life. Constantius III had married Galla Placidia, the half-sister of Honorius on 1 January AD 417. Constans II was the eldest son of the Roman usurper Constantine III and was appointed co-emperor by him from 409 to 411. The general Gerontius had rebelled against the Usurper Constans II, making alliances with barbarian tribes. Gerontius advanced on Constans and his father with the support of his barbarian allies. In the year 411, the joint forces of Constans II and Constantine's troops faced the rebel, Gerontius, and were defeated at Vienne. Constantius III marched into Gaul and drove Gerontius back into Spain, before he could seize the throne, where he was murdered by his troops. Constantius III then marched into Gaul and forced the Visigoths into Spain. Constantius III was appointed as co-emperor in the west with Honorius in 421. However, his reign only lasted for 7 months when he died on 2 September 421. Constantius III was a brave soldier and had retrieved the western empire from the brink of disaster.
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Map of the Roman Empire c395AD illustrating the power of the Emperor