tīr-ēadīg, adj: glory-blessed, glorious. Constantine is a ‘tireadig cyning’, a glory-blessed king.Constantine_I_Hagia_Sophia

Image: Emperor Constantine I presents a representation of the city of Constantinople as tribute to an enthroned Mary and Christ Child in this church mosaic. Detail of the southwestern entrance mosaic in Hagia Sophia (Istanbul), c. 1000. Photo uploaded to WIkipedia by Myrabella.

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