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Crispus


Coin of Crispus
Crispus (©!!)
Crispus: son of the Roman emperor Constantine I the Great (337-340).

Names:

  • c.300: Crispus
  • 1 March 317: declared caesar; Gaius Flavius Julius Crispus
  • March 326: executed
Relatives: Main deeds:
  • 317 Declared caesar, together with his halfbrother Constantinus II and Licinius Junior
  • 318 Consul (with Licinius V); accepts the title Sarmaticus Maximus
  • 319 active in Gaul; accepts the title Germanicus Maximus
  • 321 Consul II (with Constantine II consul II); marriage to Helena
  • 324 Consul III (with Constantine II consul III); during the war against Licinius, Crispus command the navy, and defeats Licinius' admiral Amandus
  • 326 Fall of Crispus; he and his stepmother Fausta are executed
  • Damnatio memoriae
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