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(Valerius Licinianus Licinius; ca. 270–325 AD). Roman emp. 308–324; b. Dacia; made Augustus in E 308 by Galerius (see Persecution of Christians, 4); sole E emp. 311; married Constantia, half sister of Constantine* I; agreed with Constantine I in granting equal toleration to all religions; defeated 324 by Constantine I; executed.

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