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  1. Norman H. Baynes began a historiographic tradition with Constantine the Great and the Christian Church (1929) which presents Constantine as a committed Christian, reinforced by Andreas Alföldi's The Conversion of Constantine and Pagan Rome (1948), and Timothy Barnes's Constantine and Eusebius (1981) is the culmination of this trend.

  2. The First Council of Nicaea (/ n aɪ ˈ s iː ə /; Ancient Greek: Νίκαια) was a council of Christian bishops convened in the Bithynian city of Nicaea (now İznik, Turkey) by the Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325. This ecumenical council was the first effort to attain consensus in the church through an assembly representing all ...

  3. Jan 04, 2022 · 03: Constantine the Great-Christian Emperor. Constantine's military victories gain him control of the entire Roman Empire and begin the process of transforming Christianity from a minority, illegal religion to the majority, official religion of the Empire.

  4. Oct 06, 2021 · Stability never lasted long in the Roman Empire. At the dawn of the 4th century, Christianity emerged as a major world force—made manifest by Constantine’s dramatic and unexpected conversion. Find out how and why Christianity developed and spread, and the role it played in subsequent political events.

  5. Constantine’s mother Helena was a Christian, and this no doubt influenced his tolerant policies and financial support. He built numerous basilicas including the Church of the Holy Sepulchre and Old Saint Peter’s Basilica, granted exemption from certain taxes to clergy and promoted Christians to high offices.

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