Constantine and the Christian Empire
Edition: 2nd 2013 (Revised)
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Description: This biographical narrative is a detailed portrayal of the life and career of the first Christian emperor Constantine the Great (273 – 337). Combining vivid narrative and historical analysis, Charles Odahl relates the rise of Constantine amid the crises of the late Roman world, his dramatic conversion to and public patronage of Christianity, and his church building programs in Rome, Jerusalem and Constantinople which transformed the pagan state of Roman antiquity into the Christian empire medieval Byzantium. The author’s comprehensive knowledge of the literary sources and his extensive research into the material remains of the period mean that this volume provides a more rounded and accurate portrait of Constantine than previously available.This revised second edition includes:An expanded and revised final chapterA new Genealogy and an expanded ChronologyNew illustrationsRevised and updated Notes and BibliographyA landmark publication in Roman Imperial, early Christian, and Byzantine history, Constantine and the Christian Empirewill remain the standard account of the subject for years to come.
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List price: $32.99
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 8/28/2012
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
|The Subject and Ancient Sources|
|The Imperial Crisis and Illyrian Emperors|
|The First Tetrarchy and the Caesar's Son|
|The Gallic Emperor and the Dying Persecutors|
|The Italian Campaign and Constantine's Conversion|
|Religious Concerns and Apostolic Rome|
|The Eastern Crusade and the Nicene Council|
|The Dynastic Tragedy and Helena's Pilgrimage|
|Imperial Concerns and Christian Constantinople|
|The Final Campaigns and the Emperor's Heirs|
|The Thirteenth Apostle and the Christian Empire|
|The Legacy and Modern Interpretations|