Aezanis, Temple of Zeus, 117-138 AD 
  
History/Medieval Studies 303
Early Medieval and Byzantine Civilization: Constantine to Crusades

Index 

Syllabus 

Readings: 
 Book List  
 Iconoclasm 
 Discussion Topics 

Chronologies: 
 Imperial Crisis    
 Later Roman Emperors, 306-395   
 Fall of Western Empire   
 Age of Justinian   
 Islamic Caliphs   
 Byzantine Dark Ages     
 Triumph of Christianity    
 Macedonian Resurgence 
 Crusades 
 Restoration and Ottoman Advance 

Handouts: 
 Population 
 Finances under Justinian 
 Byzantium c.850A.D. 

Currency charts: 
   Diocletian and Constantine 
   Justinian and Heraclius 
   Isaurian, Amorian, and Macedonian Ages 
   Comnenian and Palaeogian Ages 

Links 

LATER ROMAN EMPERORS, 306-395 A.D.:
 
HOUSE OF CONSTANTINE 
CONSTANTINE I "THE GREAT" (306-337)  Crispus (Caesar 317-324), executed 
Delmatius (Caesar 335-337), executed 
Hannibalianus (Rex 335-337), executed
CONSTANTINE II (337-340), recognized in Britain, Gaul & Spain 
CONSTANS (337-350), recognized in Italy, Africa & Illyricum 
CONSTANTIUS II (337-361), recognized in East and reunites empire after 350 with deaths of his brothers. 
Vetranio (350), holds Magnentius in check & abdicates to Constantius II   Magnentius (350-353), usurper in Gaul who slays Constans
Nepotian (350), rules 28 days in Rome& slain by Magnentius   Decentius (Caesar 350-353), brother of Magnentius
Constantius Gallus (Caesar 351-354), Caesar in East & executed for treason    
JULIAN II "THE APOSTATE" (360-363), last member of Constantinian House 
Jovian (363-364), elected by Eastern army 
 
THE HOUSE OF VALENTINIAN 

VALENTINIAN I (364-375) in West Procopius (365-366), usurper in Constantinople 
VALENS (364-378), in East 
GRATIAN (367-383) 
Valentinian II (375-392), co-emperor in West with brother Gratian 
THEODOSIUS I "THE GREAT" (379-395), in East & reunites empire in 393-395 

Magnus Maximus (383-388), usurper in West 
Flavius Victor (387-388), usurper in Gaul 
Eugenius (392-394), usurper in the West 
 
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