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  2. May 16, 2020 · But Constantine was nothing if not smart, savvy, and he wanted to recreate one unified Empire. Christianity was a religion that crossed borders, a way to unify the people. For example, if you lived in the countryside and worshipped your local forest deity you have no identification with worshippers of Cybele.

  3. Apr 05, 2020 · Christianity was now perceived as a tool for unity and as validation for imperial authority. It was then in 325 CE that the Council of Nicaea called by Constantine to determine orthodox Christianity, notably on the personhood of Christ and in response to the perceived heresy of Arius, took place.

  4. Nov 10, 2021 · Just like his ancestors, to Constantine, Christianity was simply a way to control how the slaves thought, so they would think they were doing the work of their God as opposed to following the commands of the emperor. Paganism was about the moment at hand, bargaining with the Gods through sacrifice in the hopes of a good immediate outcome.

  5. Jul 02, 2013 · -Paganism Surviving in Christianity By Abram Herbert Lewis “The Control of Christianity by the State Under Constantine and his Successors” Chapter X; pg. 203 “The opening of the Fourth Century marks a new era in the process by which paganism poisoned Christianity. Constantine turned Christianity into a piece of political machinery.”

  6. Eusebius’ Life of Constantine was more hagiography than history, it emphasised his piety and downplayed military glory, political success and concern for ordinary human affairs. Paganism and Christianity did not seem to conflict on the high historiographical level in the 4th century, their histories did not conflict.

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