Diocletian, Tetrarchy, and Constantine I. by Dena Dianati, Sam Rubin, Jake Shepard, and Gwyne Henke. Dena . Diocletian. Background: Full name: Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Augustus Birth name Diocles, born in 236 C.E. Came from a low family, very humble birth. Diocletian.
by Dena Dianati, Sam Rubin, Jake Shepard, and Gwyne Henke
Full name: Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletianus Augustus
Birth name Diocles, born in 236 C.E.
Came from a low family, very humble birth
Carus killed in 284 and his two sons replaced him, however one of them, who was ruling in the East, Numerian, died mysteriously and Diocletian replaced him.
Crisis in the Third Century
Green -- Diocletian
Yellow -- Maximian
Red -- Constantius
occurring before the
Tetrarchy was formed
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