Tag: Constans I

A short history of Byzantium: No. 16 Constans: champion of the Trinity or enemy of Gaul?

Last time we left Constans, he had emerged triumphant against his older brother Constantine II in 340 AD. It may […]

A short history of Byzantium: No. 15 “Instant Karma”!

The solidus of Constans, as pictured above, was probably struck on the occasion of the celebrations of the Quinquennalia of […]