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Constantine I

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...

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Constantine and His Effect on Christianity

Constantine and his effect on Christianity When we look back at Christianity over the years, there are several people who are remembered for their impact on the religion. The first most important figure was Jesus Christ. However, if we travel forward a bit, into the 4th Century we come across Constantine. Historians agree that Constantine served as an important component in the spread of Christianity. Although he spread the religion in a massive way, others wonder if his methods were more harmful...

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Biography of The Roman Emperor Constantine

The Emperor Constantine I I think that the emperor Constantine is 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...

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Constantine Influence Paper

1 Sec. Hum2020 March 4, 2015 Constantine Constantine was brought into this world on February 27 roughly around AD 285 in Naissus, Upper Moesia. He belonged to one of the leading families of Moesia. He was son of Helena, a Inn keeper's daughter, and Constantius Chlorus, a promising officer. However, In 289 Constantine's father left Helena to marry the stepdaughter of Maximian, the Western Roman emperor. He later become emperor Constantius I. Constantine’s father was elevated...

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The conversion of Constantine

 The Conversion of Constantine Constantine the great ruled the Roman Empire in the early fourth century C.E. from 306 until his death in 337 C.E. He became the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity and legalize the Christian religion. One of the most significant accomplishments during Constantine’s rule as Roman Emperor was the reversal of the Christian persecutions that were put in place by previous Emperor, including Diocletian’s great persecution of 303 C.E. There was great controversy...

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Constantine The Great

Constantine The Great (272-337 AD) When we look back at Christianity over the years, there are several people who are remembered for their impact on the religion. The first most important figure was Jesus Christ. However, if we travel forward a bit, into the 4th Century we come across Constantine. Historians agree that Constantine served as an important component in the spread of Christianity. Constantine provided a mean for the word of God to be spread, an end to the masacres of the innocent...

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Constantine vs Ashoka

Tamika Wright Constantine vs. Ashoka World Civilization: Jackson State University Dr. Susan S Maneck When reviewing the histories of the religions of Christianity and Buddhism, you can not help but come across the names of Ashoka and Constantine the Great. Even though Ashoka and Constantine aided in the spread of their empires and respective religions they had different reasons for doing so. Constantine, the son of a Roman Army officer was trained as a solider early on in his life. While he...

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Constantine the great

Constantine the Great FULL NAME- Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus Magnus(constantine the great) (son of Constantius Chlorus and Helena, married to Fausta, he had four children, and was eventually succeeded by constantine II.) BIRTH/DEATH- Born in Naissus, rome in 285, he died in March of 337. RULED- During Constantine's rule over Rome from 308-337. His reign as emperor of Rome marked one of the major turning points Roman history and in European history as a whole. he was...

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Influence of Constantine on the Basilica Maxentius

of their society and politics. When Constantine became emperor during the 4th century, his belief in Christianity led him to create new buildings in Rome that supported his belief in the new religion. One of those buildings built under Constantine’s reign was the Basilica Maxentius. Constantine’s belief in Christianity inspired the final design of the Basilica Maxentius incorporating classic Roman architecture for the new Christian religion. Emperor Constantine was the ruler of Rome from 306 A.D...

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Constantine the Great

Constantine and Christianity. Constantine is called "the Great" mainly due to his deeds rather than due to his intellectual and moral qualities. His claim to greatness is mainly based on the fact that he foresaw the future spread of Christianity and decided to profit from it for his empire, as well as completing the work of Aurelian and Diocletian transforming quasi-constitutional monarchy into a naked absolutism. There is no reason to doubt the sincerity of Constantine's transition to Christianity...

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