Galla Placidia

   Daughter of Theodosios I, sister of Honorios, and mother of Valentinian III (qq.v.). The Visigoths (q.v.) took her to Gaul (q.v.) after they sacked Rome (q.v.) in 410. There, in 414, she was married to Ataulf, successor to Alaric (qq.v.), and bore him a son, christened Theodosios, who died shortly after birth. When Atualf died soon thereafter, Galla Placidia was allowed to return to Honorios, who married her in 417 to the patrician Constantius against her wishes. She was crowned augusta, and the son born to them was the future Valentinian III. After Constantius's death in 421, Honorios accused her of treason and she fled to the court of Theodosios II (q.v.). When Honorios died in 423 she returned to the West, where she was regent for young Valentinian III, her rule un-contested for the first 12 years of his reign. When she died in 450 she was buried in a mausoleum in Ravenna (q.v.), which bears her name.

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