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Flavius Honorius Augustus Flaccilla

Birthplace: Spain
Death: August 15, 423 (38)
Milan, Italy (edema)
Place of Burial: Rome, Italy
Immediate Family:

Son of Theodosius I "the Great", Roman Emperor and Aelia Flavia Flaccilla Augusta
Husband of Maria and Thermantia
Brother of Arcadius Eastern Roman Emperor and Aelia Pulcheria
Half brother of Aelia Galla Placidia Augusta; Gratianus and Ióannés

Occupation: Emperor of Rome (393-395), Keiser, Emperor of the Roman Empire
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About Honorius, Western Roman Emperor

Honorius Roman emperor Honorius, was Western Roman Emperor from 395 to 423. He was the younger son of emperor Theodosius I and his first wife Aelia Flaccilla, and brother of Arcadius, who was the Byzantine Emperor from 395 until his death in 408. Wikipedia Born: September 9, 384 AD, Constantinople, Turkey Died: August 15, 423 AD, Ravenna, Italy Books: The Old Norse Elucidarius The Old Norse Elucidarius This translation, the first into contemporary American English, is based on the complete edition of all surviving fragments on deposit in the Arnamagnaean Institute in Copenhagen. ... Google Books Author: Honorius


Spouse: Thermantia (m. 408 AD), Maria (m. 398 AD–407 AD) Parents: Theodosius I, Aelia Flaccilla Siblings: Arcadius, Galla Placidia

He had two wives, but had no children



THEODOSIUS I 379-395, HONORIUS 395-423

Two brothers, parents not known:

  • 1. THEODOSIUS (-beheaded early 376). A general under the service of Emperor Valentinian I, he was decapitated by Emperor Gratian[49]. m THERMANTIA, daughter of ---. The Pauli Historiæ Romanæ names "Theodosius genitus patre Theodosio matre Thermantia"[50]. Theodosius & his wife had one child:
    • a) THEODOSIUS (Cauca, near Valladolid 11 Jan 347-Milan 17 Jan 395, bur 8 Nov 395 Constantinople) ... m firstly (end 376) PLACILLA, daughter of --- (-Autumn 386). Theophanes names "Placilla" as the first wife of "magnus Theodosius"[60]. Iordanes names "Flacilla" as the first wife of Emperor Theodosius, recording that she died before his second marriage[61]. The Pauli Historiæ Romanæ also names "Flacilla" as the first wife of Emperor Theodosius[62]. m secondly (387) GALLA, daughter of Emperor VALENTINIAN I & his second wife Justina --- (-May 394). ... Emperor Theodosius & his first wife had three children:
      • i) ARCADIUS (end 377-1 May 408). ... - EMPERORS in the EAST.
      • ii) HONORIUS (Constantinople 9 Sep 384-15 Aug 423). Theophanes names "Arcadius…et Honorius" as the sons of "magnus Theodosius" and his first wife[71]. The Chronicon Paschale records the birth "V Id Sep" in 384 of "Honorius, Arcadii germanus frater"[72]. The Chronicon of Bishop Idatius records the birth in 384 of “Honorius filius Theodosii”[73]. Iordanes names "Archadium Honoriumque" as the children of Emperor Theodosius & his first wife, recording in a later passage that they later divided the empire with his brother, Honorius ruling in Rome[74]. His father proclaimed him co-Emperor HONORIUS at Constantinople 10 Jan 393, he ruled as Emperor in the West after the death of his father in 395. m firstly (398) MARIA, daughter of STILICO & his wife Serena --- (-[Feb/Mar] 407). Zosimus records that "Honorio principi" married "Stelicho…filiam…ex Serena", naming her "Mariam" in a later passage[75]. Iordanes records that "Stilico…comis…duæ filiæ Maria et Hermantia" were both wives of Emperor Honorius but died as virgins[76]. m secondly (408, repudiated end 408) HERMANTIA, daughter of STILICO & his wife Serena --- (-415). Zosimus records that "Imperator…Honorius" married "sororem eius Thermantiam" after the death of "Maria coniuge"[77]. Iordanes records that "Stilico…comis…duæ filiæ Maria et Hermantia" were both wives of Emperor Honorius but died as virgins[78]. The Chronicle of Marcellinus also names the two sisters and records the same information[79].
  • 2. HONORIUS . Claudius names "Honorius" as father of "Serena" in his poem Laus Serenæ[91]. m MARIA, daughter of ---. Claudius names "Flaccillam Mariam" as mother of "Serena" in his poem Laus Serenæ[92]. Honorius & his wife had two children:
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