• I was born in Bithynia, Asia Minor, in 250 CE.
  • I had a relationship with Constantius I (250-306 CE), Roman co-emperor, though it is unclear if I was his wife.
  • I was the mother of the emperor Constantine I (272-337 CE), known as “the Great”.
  • I was a notable figure in the history of Christianity, acting as a Christian influence on my son and famously making a pilgrimage to the Holy Land in later life.
  • For my piety I am considered a saint across many Christian denominations, including Catholic, Orthodox and Anglican.

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