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Title:
Constantine : Roman emperor, Christian victor
Author:
Stephenson, Paul.
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Overlook Press, 2010.

©2009
Physical Description:
xxv, 358 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (mostly color), maps, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
Summary:
Surveys the life and legacy of the first Christian Roman emperor, describing the vision that inspired his religious conversion and subsequent conquest of the imperial capital, his founding of Constantinople, and his role in promoting a unified Christian Europe.
General Note:
This edition first published in hardcover in the United States in 2010 by The Overlook Press, Peter Mayer Publishers, Inc." T.p. verso.

Originally published: London : Quercus, 2009.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- Part 1 : Faith and power in the third century. Religion in the later Roman Empire -- The rise of Christianity -- The unconquered emperor and his divine patron -- The tetrarchy -- Part 2 : Constantine Invictus. Constantine Invictus -- Constantine and Rome -- Constantine's conversion -- Constantinople -- Part 3 : Victor Constantine. -- Victor Constantine -- Constantine Maximus Augustus -- Constantine and the bishops -- Death and succession -- Conclusion -- Glossary -- Primary sources -- Bibliographical essays.
ISBN:
9781590203248
Format :
Book