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Constantine the Great the reorganisation of the Empire and the triumph of the church by John Benjamin Firth

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Published by Putnam in London .
Written in English

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Statementby John B. Firth.
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Open LibraryOL17266342M

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May 31,  · This video covers the life and reign of Constantine the Great, the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire. We look at Constantine's conversion at . Of Constantine's early years, we know only that he was born in Illyria, a region in the Balkans. His father, Constantius Chlorus, was already a Roman official on the rise. A review by Anthony T. Riggio of the book Constantine The Great by John B. Firth. I have read other books about Constantine, including the Constantine's Sword: The Church and the Jews -- A History by James Caroll. This current book by Firth one was a challenge because the author wanted the reader to access whether the title of "Great" was /5. Constantine's decision to cease the persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire was a turning point for early Christianity, sometimes referred to as the Triumph of the Church, the Peace of the Church or the Constantinian , Constantine and Licinius issued the Edict of Milan decriminalizing Christian worship. The emperor became a great patron of the Church and set a precedent for.

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