Flavia Maximiana Theodora

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Flavia Maximiana Theodora

Birthdate: (32)
Birthplace: Roma, Lazio, Italia
Death: 305 (28-36)
Italia
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Daughter of Afranius Hanniballianus and Eutropia
Wife of Constantius I Chlorus, Roman Emperor
Mother of Anastasia; Flavius Dalmatius; Flavia Julia Constantia; Flavius Julius Constantius, Consul of Rome; Flavius Hannibalianus and 1 other
Half sister of Maxentius, Western Roman Emperor and Flavia Maxima Fausta

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About Flavia Maximiana Theodora

It is not entirely clear whether she was the daughter of her mother's first or second husband.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flavia_Maximiana_Theodora

Flavia Maximiana Theodora, also known as Theodora, was a Roman Empress, wife of Constantius Chlorus.

She is often referred to as a stepdaugher of Emperor Maximian by ancient sources, leading to claims by historians Otto Seeck and Ernest Stein that she was born from an earlier marriage between Eutropia, wife of Maximian, and Afranius Hannibalianus.[1] This man was consul in 292 and praetorian prefect under Diocletian.

Timothy Barnes challenges this view stating that all "stepdaughter sources" derive their information from the partially unreliable work Kaisergeschichte (written in the 4th century), while more reliable sources refer Theodora as Maximian's natural daughter.[2] He concludes that she was born no later than c. 275 to an unnamed earlier wife of Maximian, possibly one of Hannibalianus' daughters.[3]

In 293[citation needed], Theodora married Flavius Valerius Julius Constantius (later known as Constantius Chlorus), after he had divorced from his first wife, Helena, to strengthen his political position. The couple had six children:

Flavius Dalmatius; Julius Constantius, father of Roman Emperor Julian and of the unnamed wife of Constantius II; Hannibalianus (must have died before the imperial purges that occurred in 337 because he is not listed among its victims); Anastasia, who was to marry Bassianus; Flavia Julia Constantia, wife of Roman Emperor Licinius; Eutropia, mother of Nepotianus.

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Flavia Maximiana Theodora's Timeline

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273
Roma, Lazio, Italia
294
294
Age 21
Gallic Tolosa
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Age 23
Gallic Tolosa
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298
Age 25
Eboracum, England
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Age 27
Sirmium, Savia
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Age 29
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304
Age 31
Gallic Tolosa
305
305
Age 32
Italia