Born in Hispania, the Roman Empress Aelia Flaccilla was the wife of Theodosius the Great and the mother of the emperors Arcadius and Honorius. Like her pious husband, she was a staunch Christian. The theologian Theodoret quoted her as saying: ”To distribute money belongs to the imperial dignity, but I offer up for the imperial dignity itself personal service to the Giver.“ The Palatium Flaccillianum of Constantiople was named for her.
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