Helena (niece of Justin II)

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Helena was a niece of Byzantine Empress Sophia. She is known only because Georgios Kedrenos mentions a statue of her in the Milion, alongside statues of Sophia and Arabia, respectively the wife and daughter of Justin II.[1][2]


  • Janin, Raymond (1950). Constantinople Byzantine. Paris: Institut Français d'Etudes Byzantines. 
  • Martindale, John Robert; Jones, Arnold Hugh Martin; Morris, John (1992). The Prosopography of the Later Roman Empire, Volume III: AD 527–641. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-20160-8. 


  1. ^ Janin (1950), 104
  2. ^ PLRE IIIa, p. 586