Did Constantine the Great have Leprosy?

If so, maybe we can finally acknowledge him for the sinner and heretic that he really was!

Leprosy and Constantine the Great

By I. Lascaratos, E. Toumbis-Ioannou and N.G Stavrianeas

Tεύχος Vol.1 (2008)

Abstract: Whether or not the Emperor Constantine the Great suffered from leprosy is an issue that many historians and contemporary medical bibliographers have argued about for years. We believe that the clinical picture of leprosy, as described in the literature, reported to have affected Constantine the Great refers to a mild form of a disease affecting only the skin. There is no report of any multisystemic form of leprosy.

Click here to read this article from the National University of Athens

Leprosy and Constantine the Great – History of the Ancient World.

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