Galla Placidia

Aelia Galla Placidia (392 - November 27, 450) was the Empress consort of Constantius III, Western Roman Emperor. She also was the daughter of Roman Emperor Theodosius I and his second wife Galla. She herself was a fervant Christian and was involved in the building and restoration of various churches throughout her period of influence.

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Old City of Jerusalem She restored the Church of the Holy Sepulchre
Ravenna Her mausoleum is here (though it does not contain her remains)
Rome She restored and somewhat expanded the Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls


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