Scholars of the period covered do not need it, but for the layman it provides a fascinating account of a relatively obscure period, the emergence of Christendom in the years following the conversion of the Roman Emperor Constantine
The current Gregorian ecclesiastical rules that determine the date of Easter trace back to 325 CE at the First Council of Nicaea convened by the Roman Emperor Constantine
Brown has long been accustomed to play down the importance of the emperor Constantine
This stopped when the Emperor Constantine
and his mother Helena became Christian.
Peter O'Toole plays palace orator Gallus while Steven Berkoff is Liberius, Joss Ackland plays Rufus and Edward Fox takes on the role of Emperor Constantine
Historians and researchers divide collective Christian history into two periods, before and after Emperor Constantine
, because during his reign a significant incident took place which was partially responsible for reshaping the Christian faith forever.
Instead, the custom of celebrating Christmas at this time was started by the Romans, with the earliest evidence from 336AD, during the reign of Emperor Constantine
– the first Roman ruler to be Christian.
It must be quite a challenge trying to stay in role as a citizen of the city so many years ago when it was known as the second Rome and closely linked with the first Christian emperor Constantine
In the 4th century Roman Emperor Constantine
I the Great built the largest river bridge in ancient times, Constantine's Bridge on the Danube, which was 2.
Do you realize that the "worship" of the cross was first instituted by the Roman Emperor Constantine
and his mother, Helena, and that this was formulated directly under the control and trickery of Satan?
and the early Catholic Bishops took the Egyptian Horus story - same birth in a manger, angels, wise men bringing gifts, bad king killing babies, miracles, disciples, baptizer beheaded, crucifixion, rising from the dead, more than 40 events and called it Christianity.
Providentially, this event takes place on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, a celebration originating in the East in 335, following the dedication of the Basilica of the Resurrection built over Golgotha and our Lord's tomb by the Emperor Constantine
the Great, whom you venerate as saint.
Written with verve and authority, this study raises the profile of the brilliant and much-understudied Neoplatonist, who was exiled under the Emperor Constantine
, and died in c.
STATEHOOD OF MINNESOTA 330: Following a huge expansion at the orders of Emperor Constantine
, the thousand-year-old Greek city of Byzantium became the new capital of the Roman Empire - under various names, but eventually settling on Constantinople.
According to tradition, Saint Helena, the mother of the Emperor Constantine
, is alleged to have discovered, in the early fourth century, many sites associated with the life of Jesus Christ, including what was claimed to be the True Cross on which he died.