Helena Augustaالأميرة هيلينا أوغستا

Helena Augusta   [59 x 35 cm]

Embroidery: Alia Abu Rabia', Drejat, Naqab

Helena was mother of Constantine the Great, who became Emperor of the Byzantine Empire. Constantine honoured his mother by granting her the imperial title “Augusta.”

Era: Byzantine Period (325—640)

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