Constantine I

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Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire

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Biographer and confidant of the first Christian emperor Constantine, he was an active player at the Council of Nicaea, though his tolerant approach to Arianism and iconoclast sentiments marred his reputation in Byzantium where (787) the Second Council of Nicaea branded him heretical.
Thus whilst Barbero praises Charlemagne's empire as culturally productive, he argues that Charlemagne as Christian emperor ultimately set precedence for future aggression and destruction in the name of empire and religion.
The pope left Jordan after three days in which he stressed his desire for warm relations between Christians and Muslims and tried to wipe away residual bitterness over a 2006 lecture he made in which he quoted a mediaeval Christian emperor who criticized some teachings of the Prophet Muhammad as "evil and inhuman.
The Christian Emperor Constantine changed all that and his mother Helena, along with the Patriarch of Jerusalem, Macanus, spent much time and effort locating the holy sites and building (Byzantine) churches over them.
But he made no new apology for a 2006 address in which he quoted a mediaeval Christian emperor who criticized some teachings of the Prophet Mohammed as "evil and inhuman.
Some clerics expressed disappointment however that the pontiff in his wide-ranging speech had made no new apology for a 2006 address in which he quoted a medieval Christian emperor who criticized some teachings of the Prophet Mohammed as "evil and inhuman.
In a speech the pope had quoted a mediaeval Christian emperor who criticized some teachings of the Prophet Mohammed as "evil and inhuman.
The Making of a Christian Empire intends to set the record straight, for Elizabeth Digeser is less interested in the idiosyncrasies of Lactantius's theology than in the vision for a broadly inclusive new Christian order that, she argues, he shared with the first Christian emperor.
The aristocrats' resistance reached a climax when the usurper Eugenius revolted against the Christian emperor Theodosius I, who in 394 defeated Eugenius at the Battle of the Frigidus and used force to implement recent legislation.
A truly Christian emperor is welcome to try being nonviolent.
All facts for now, however, lead towards the variant that the palace of the first Christian Emperor lies just under the square in front of St Nedelya Church.
For these reasons Charlemagne has long been known as a great warrior, learned king, and Christian emperor.
The Christian emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire, Justinian, was the first one who removed marble parts from the Parthenon in the 6th century AD, which he used in the building of Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.
He is expected to get a mixed welcome from the city's Muslim community amid protests from a small but vocal group still simmering after the pope in 2006 quoted a medieval Christian emperor who criticized some teachings of the Prophet Mohammed as "evil and inhuman.
In his talk, the archbishop sketched the development of "faith" and "order" starting with Constantine, the first Christian emperor, under whose aegis "the church got together and slugged out the Nicene Creed.
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