- When a book was received, collected, read, and used by the people of God, it was regarded as canonical. Ideas have consequences. One idea that has yielded dangerous consequences is the notion that the Council of Nicaea , under the authority of Roman emperor Constantine, established the Christian biblical canon.
Jan 4, 2022 · Constantine was a Roman Emperor who lived from 274 to 337 A.D. He is most famous for becoming the single ruler of the Roman Empire (after deceiving and defeating Licinius, his brother-in-law) and supposedly converting to Christianity.
Jan 5, 2023 · Constantine was seen as a youth by his future panegyrist, Eusebius, bishop of Caesarea, passing with Diocletian through Palestine on the way to a war in Egypt. Career and conversion Constantine’s experience as a member of the imperial court—a Latin -speaking institution—in the Eastern provinces left a lasting imprint on him.
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The Fifty Bibles of Constantine were Bibles in the original Greek language commissioned in 331 by Constantine I and prepared by Eusebius of Caesarea. They were made for the use of the Bishop of Constantinople in the growing number of churches in that very new city.
In 323 Constantine triumphed over Licinius and became the sole ruler of the Roman world. The victory enabled Constantine to move the seat of government permanently to the East, to the ancient...
Feb 25, 2019 · Emperor Constantine (ca A.D. 280– 337) reigned over a major transition in the Roman Empire—and much more. His acceptance of Christianity and his establishment of an eastern capital city, which...
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Nov 30, 2021 · Constantine and the Bible November 30, 2021 Tim O'Neill 19 comments The historical myths surrounding the emperor Constantine, his conversion to Christianity and the claim he created the Bible at the Council of Nicaea are persistent and continue to be propagated in popular culture, despite being total nonsense.