Constantine the Great

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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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Some 150 years later Constantine the Great would don the Purple.
I can only think that we have gone back to the time before Constantine the Great and martyrdom for Christ is no longer something that happened only in the first centuries.
Serbia's Deputy Head of the Department for Emergency Situations of the Ministry of the Interior Djordje Babic received at the Constantine the Great airport in Nis a delegation of the aviation of the Russian Ministry of Civil Defence, Emergencies and Elimination of Consequences of Natural Disasters and the fire fighting aircraft "Beriev Be-200".
Constantine the Great was declared a Roman emperor in which English city?
Constantine the Great became emperor and issued the Edict of Milan in 313 AD, extending official tolerance to Christianity, so Bishop Nicholas was released.
Constantine the Great, the first Roman emperor to become a Christian, officially proclaims Sunday to be the Christian day of worship, saying, "Let all judges and all city people and all tradesmen rest upon the venerable day of the sun.
Emperor Constantine I, also known as Constantine the Great, was sole leader of the Roman Empire from 325 until his death in 337.
When describing the chapel of the Virgin of Pharos, the imperial chapel in which a number of the most important relics in the city were housed, for example, the author discusses two sections of the True Cross of Christ held there and takes readers from Helena, the mother of Constantine the Great, who brought the first fragment to the city in the early fourth century, to Heraclius, who restored the True Cross taken by the Persians in 614 from Jerusalem to Ctesiphon back to Jerusalem in 630 and then had another fragment removed to Constantinople some years later (65).
The manuscript, which was written by a number of people around the time of Constantine the Great, has been made available at the Codex Sinaiticus website and the British Library is marking the achievement with an exhibition from July to September.
The exhibition begins in 330, when Constantine the Great transformed the Greek city of Byzantium into his new capital, Constantinople, and ends with the fall of the city to the Ottomans in 1453.
It is here we learn of the transformation of Christianity after the conversion of Constantine the Great, and the emergence of Christianity as an official and public religion in the fourth century.
Spier there are six further essays which discuss Jewish art and biblical exegesis in the Greco-Roman world, the emergence of Christian art, the nature of early Christian images and exegesis, the relationship between Constantine the Great and this early art, church decoration after it emerged as the religion of the empire, and early decorated Bibles.
326: Roman Emperor Constantine the Great, who has converted to Christianity, begins to build churches and shrines devoted to Jesus in Jerusalem.
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