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  • Nature Of Constantine's Conversion To Christianity
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    Constantine The Great Flavius Valerius Constantinus, also known as Constantine the Great, was the first Roman emperor to adopt Christianity. He was educated in the imperial court of Rome and pursued to succeed his father. In 305 A.D., his father became the emperor of the Western Empire. But, when he died in 306 A.D., British troops declared that Constantine should replace his father. The Eastern emperor Galerius refused this claim and gave Constantine a lesser rank. The Emperor Constantine I was...
  • 280 A.D. Constantine
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    Constantine I, Roman Emperor (Constantine the Great) Flavius Valerius Constantius, also known as Constantine the Great, was the first Roman emperor to adopt Christianity. He was born at Na issus (modern-day Nis, Yugoslavia) in about 280 A.D. Constantine was educated in the imperial court of Rome and pursued to succeed his father. In 305 A.D., his father, also Constantius, became the emperor of the Western Empire. But, when he died in 306 A.D., British troops declared that Constantine should repl...
  • Constantine's Adherence To Christianity
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    Constantine was a Roman Emperor who ruled in the early 300's AD, and was arguably one of the most powerful person in his part of the world. His conversion to Christianity had far reaching effects on the common practice of the religion and on all the factions of Christianity that are present today. His conversion happened during a war with a co-emperor, Maxent ius. Constantine claimed that the night before a critical battle, in which he defeated this opponent, he had a vision of the Supreme God s...
  • City Of Constantine
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    Constantine Constantine was one of the best known of the Roman emperors. Some important events of his reign include the Edict of Milan, which ended the persecution of Christians and made their worship legal, the battle of the Milvian Bridge, and the completion of the political and economic reforms that begun under Diocletian. Constantine was born in Na issus in Serbia. The date of his birth is not certain, being giving as early as 274 and as late as 288. His father Constanti us was a member of a...
  • Christianity In Constantinople When Constantine
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    The Emperor Constantine I was the sole ruler of the Roman world between 324 and 337 C.E. His reign was likely the most crucial of all the Roman emperors in determining the future course of western civilization. Constantine began the process of making Christianity the religious foundation of Europe. Also, his Constantinople replaced the city of Rome as the center of imperial power. This set the stage for the occurrences of the Middle Ages. His philosophical view of monarchy became the foundation ...
  • Proclamation Of Constantine As Augustus
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    His coins give his name as M., or more frequently as C., Flavius Valerius Constantius. He was born at Na issus, now Nish in Servia, the son of a Roman officer, Constantius, who later became Roman Emperor, and St. Helena, a woman of humble extraction but remarkable character and unusual ability. The date of his birth is not certain, being given as early as 274 and as late as 288. After his father's elevation to the dignity of Caesar we find him at the court of Diocletian and later (305) fighting ...
  • Arch Of Constantine
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    Arch of Constantine, Rome Tanya Mc Million #2010 History of Architecture Mon / Wed 6: 30-8: 00 pm There is a lot that can be learned from architecture from our past. Every structure had its own purpose and story of its origin. The battle at the Milvian Bridge in 312 CE was the breaking point in Constantine's quest for power. He had been proclaimed Augustus by the troops in Britain in 306 CE, after the death of his father in York, and even though he had no legal right to that title, he refused to...
  • Constantine's Acceptance Of Christianity
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    The emperor Constantine has been called the most important emperor of the late antiquity. The many great events of his reign laid foundations that would affect the future of Europe and Western Civilization for centuries to come. His recognition and support of Christianity was one of the most important moments in world history. Moving the government of the Roman Empire to Constantinople and founding "New Rome" was one of the most significant decisions ever made by a Roman ruler. Ten emperors who ...

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