[kon-stuh n-teen or for 1, 3, -tahyn; for 2, 3 also French kawn-stan-teen]
- died a.d. 715, pope 708–715.
- a city in NE Algeria.
- a male given name.
[kon-stuh n-teen, -tahyn]
- Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinusthe Great, a.d. 288?–337, Roman emperor 324–337: named Constantinople as the new capital; legally sanctioned Christian worship.
- 1868–1923, king of Greece 1913–17, 1920–22.
- Flavius Claudius Constantinus, a.d. 317–340, emperor of Rome 337–340 (son of Constantine I).
- born 1940, king of Greece 1964–74, in exile since 1967.
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- a walled city in NE Algeria: built on an isolated rock; military and trading centre. Pop: 482 000 (2005 est)
- known as Constantine the Great. Latin name Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus. ?280–337 ad, first Christian Roman emperor (306–337): moved his capital to Byzantium, which he renamed Constantinople (330)
- 1868–1923, king of Greece (1913–17; 1920–22): deposed (1917), recalled by a plebiscite (1920), but forced to abdicate again (1922) after defeat by the Turks
- official title Constantine XIII. born 1940, king of Greece (1964–73): went into exile when the army seized power in 1967. He was officially deposed in 1973 and Greece became a republic
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