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Constantine pursued successful campaigns against the tribes on the Roman frontiers—the Franks, the Alamanni, the Goths, and the Sarmatians—even resettling territories abandoned by his predecessors during the Crisis of the Third Century. Constantine was the first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity, Although he ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constantine_the_Great_and_Christianity

In 313, Constantine and Licinius issued the Edict of Milan decriminalizing Christian worship. The emperor became a great patron of the Church and set a ...

www.britannica.com/biography/Constantine-I-Roman-emperor

Nov 15, 2017 ... Constantine I: Constantine I, the first Roman emperor to profess Christianity. ... Throughout his life, Constantine ascribed his success to his conversion to Christianity and the support of the Christian God. The triumphal arch erected in his honour at Rome after the defeat of Maxentius ascribed the victory to ...

www.christianitytoday.com/history/people/rulers/constantine.html

The would-be emperor attempted to escape over the wooden bridge erected to span the stream, but his own army-turned-mob, pressing through the narrow passage, forced him into the river, where he drowned by the weight of his armor. Constantine entered Rome the undisputed ruler of the West, the first Roman emperor ...

www.classichistory.net/archives/constantine-christianity

Constantine is the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity. He did so after witnessing the sight of a cross in the sky along with his entire army. However, his spiritual growth and eventual conversion did not happen at once with this one dramatic event. It began years before this while he was stationed in Gaul along the ...

faculty.kirkwood.edu/ryost/hist201/sampleconstantine.doc

2) There are two possible reasons for a Roman emperor to convert. The first would be personal: he had an experience or change of heart that brought him to Christianity; the second would be for political reasons. Christianity was extremely hierarchical in thought and design and it could help to secure power to the emperor .

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by Robert Arakaki. "Tell me the history of Christianity and I can tell you your theology." This is especially true with a controversial figure like Constantine. Where Roman Catholics present him as laying the foundation for the Papacy, Protestants see him as the one responsible for leading the early Church away from the ...

www.biography.com/people/constantine-i-39496

Apr 1, 2014 ... On Biography.com, explore the the life of Roman Emperor Constantine I, who ruled early in the 4th century. He was the first Christian emperor and saw the empire begin to become a Christian state.

quatr.us/romans/constantine-christian-history-religion.htm

Aug 21, 2017 ... The Roman emperor Constantine – the first Christian emperor. In 312 AD, the Great Persecution was still going on in the Eastern part of the Roman Empire ( though not really in the West). But then Constantine became a Roman Emperor. He had had a vision which made him convert to Christianity. As soon ...