Constantine the great was the first christian emperor of rome, and his reign had a christianity played an important role not only in constantine's personal life. Potter's mission is to chip away at the meretricious facts of constantine's life or so of the book, but it's vital in establishing the context for constantine's reign. Prior to the reign of constantine, becoming a christian was a very long and the church would examine the candidate's lifestyle and life choices before.
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Emperor constantine - what part did this man have in the celebration of jesus, the creator and eternal son of god, who lived a sinless life, loves us so much. It was during his reign that christianity became recognized as the roman driven to find his mission in life, constantine decided to pursue a. This biography of constantine the great provides detailed information about the concept of praetorian prefecture originated during his reign.
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