''The Emperor Constantine: A chronicle'' is a play by DorothyLSayers about the life of the Emperor Constantine.

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!!Tropes
* TheChainsOfCommanding: Fausta objects
* ChildMarriageVeto: Carefully checked for
* ClingyJealousGirl: Fausta
* ColorCodedPatrician: Purple, of course.
* DeadpanSnarker: Helena
* DreamingOfThingsToCome: Coel
* DrivenToSuicide: Maximian
* ExactWords: Constantine likes his dream because it was a clear promise of victory.
* {{Forgiveness}}: Discussed and played straight
* HistoricalDomainCharacter
* {{Hypocrite}}: Bassiana Marcia
* InTheBlood: Livia warns of this.
* MeaningfulName: Anastasia
* MotherGoose: King Coel was the origin of "Old King Cole"; she used that fact.
* NewOldFlame: Downplayed
* NiceToTheWaiter: Or rather, not. A slave is substituted for Constantine when an assassination attempt is expected
* ObfuscatingStupidity: Helena
* OfferedTheCrown: Constantine
* OffingTheOffspring: Constantine is tricked into this by his second wife.
* OverlyLongName: Constantine's father has one, in the opinion of Helena's servant
* RoyalBlood: Helena is the daughter of King Coel
* SacredHospitality: Maximian praises Helena's
* TextileWorkIsFeminine: Fausta brought her sewing to her first meeting with Helena.
* UnhappilyMarried: Livia
* VictoriousChildhoodFriend: Maximian presents his proposed marriage between Constantine and Fausta in this light.
* WickedStepmother: See OffingTheOffspring
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