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CONSTANTINE the GREAT

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Constantine the Great (272 AD – 337 AD), Constantine I or Saint Constantine was a Roman Emperor from 306 to 337 AD. Born in the city of Naissus, (today Niš, Serbia); enacted many administrative, financial, social, and military reforms to strengthen the empire. A new gold coin was introduced. First Roman emperor to claim conversion to Christianity, Constantine played an influential role in the proclamation of the Edict of Milan in 313, which decreed tolerance for Christianity in the empire.

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The Colossus of Constantine was a colossal acrolithic statue of the late Roman emperor Constantine the Great (c. that once occupied the west apse of the Basilica of Maxentius near the Forum Romanum in Rome. St Constantine, Constantine The Great, Roman Sculpture, Art Sculpture, Sculpture Romaine, Alexandre Le Grand, Constantino, Art History, Sculptures

Constantine the Great, aka Saint Constantine. Well known for being the 1st emperor to convert to Christianity. Constantine issued the Edict of Milan, which proclaimed tolerance of all religions throughout the empire. He fought successfully against the Franks, Alamanni, Visigoths, and Sarmatians. He built a residence at Byzantium, naming it New Rome. However, in Constantine's honor, people called it Constantinople, which would later be the capital of the Byzantine Empire for over 1000 years.

Roman Emperor Constantius Chlorus (father of Constantine the Great), c. Ancient Rome, Ancient Art, Ancient History, Greek History, Roman History, Roman Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Collections D'objets, Ancient Discoveries

Roman Emperor Constantius Chlorus

Marble head of Roman Emperor Constantius Chlorus (r. 305-306 CE) who was the father of Constantine the Great. (Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen)

Surviving Pieces of Giant Statue of Emperor Constantine, Musei Capitolini, Rome by Ron Gunzburger, Lazio~ I LOVED this museum Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Constantine The Great, Roman Emperor, Ancient Artifacts, Western Art, Sculpture Art, Statue, Amazing Race

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essentz: “ Even the mightiest shall fall. valscrapbook: “ Surviving Pieces of Giant Statue of Emperor Constantine, Musei Capitolini, Rome by Ron Gunzburger on Flickr. ” ”

Arch of Constantine, Rome, October 2010 Classical Architecture, Ancient Architecture, Architecture Details, Arch Of Constantine, Constantine The Great, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Broken City, Roman History

Arch of Constantine, Rome, October 2010

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Constantine, Christian Emperor of the Byzantine Empire or "New Rome Moved East". He allowed all forms of Religion, but HE embraced Christianity, the first emperor in history to do so. St Constantine, Constantine The Great, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Empire Romain, Medieval World, Roman History, Second Empire, Roman Empire

Ten Basic Facts about the NT Canon that Every Christian Should Memorize: #8: “The NT Canon Was Not Decided at Nicea—Nor Any Other Church Council.” - Canon Fodder

Note: Full blog series can be found here. For whatever set of reasons, there is a widespread belief out there (internet, popular books) that the New Testament canon was decided at the Council of Nicea in 325 AD—under the conspiratorial influence of Constantine. The fact that this claim was made in Dan Brown’s best-seller The […]

the statue of Constantine the Great outside York Minster, York, North Yorkshire, England Yorkshire England, Yorkshire Dales, North Yorkshire, Cornwall England, York Uk, York England, Oxford England, London England, Cool Places To Visit

Constantine the Great statue, York Minster, York, North Yorkshire, England, UK

York Minster is a Gothic cathedral in York, England and is one of the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.

“ Gold solidus of Emperor Constans II AD) His coin depiction is one of my favorites from Roman/Byzantine history. Ancient Aliens, Ancient History, Pirate Coins, Constantine The Great, Early Middle Ages, Gold And Silver Coins, Antique Coins, Silk Road, Bronze

Happy 1386th Birthday to Constans II, born to Constantine III and Gregoria on the 7th of November in 630

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Rom, Kapitolinische Museen, Kaiser Konstantin der Große (Capitoline Museums, Emperor Constantine the Great)

Im Innenhof des Konservatorenpalstes stehen Fragmente einer ehemals 12 m hohen Kolossalstatue des Kaisers Konstantin. Die bekleideten Teile der Statue waren aus Bronze gearbeitet und sind verloren gegangen. Zu den Kapitolinischen Museen auf dem Campidoglio (Kapitol) gehören der Palazzo Nuovo und der Konservatorenpalast. Die Skulpturensammlung im Palazzo Nuovo ist eine der ältesten der Welt und wurde von Papst Sixtus IV.im Jahr 1471 gegründet, der damit insbesondere symbolträchtige Kunstwerke…

fresco of Ss Sava of Serbia, Constantine the Great & Helen, Gračanica Monastery, Kosovo (Serbia) Fresco, Religious Icons, Religious Art, Orthodox Catholic, Tempera, Ancient Greek City, Serbia And Montenegro, Constantine The Great, Church Icon

14th Century.fresco of S.Sava of Serbia,Constantine the Great and Helen,Gracanica Monastery,Kosovo.