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Constantine the Emperor by David Potter was a refreshing bit of history for me. Rather than quenching my quest for ancient history, this book has merely fuelled it. 207 more words

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York makes us happy--

Wandering around York we learn that Constantine the Great was proclaimed Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire here back in the third century, c.e.. . .wow!. 147 more words


Constantine the Great by VladimirG

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Motsägelsefull historiesyn

I anslutning till den nya filmen om Konstantin den store och Katarina av Alexandria (nedan) drar sig NBN till minnes den kolumn i Sveriges största dagstidning hösten 2011 där den bysantinska kristendomen utpekades som roten till allt ont. 271 more words

Council of Nicaea | Theory Of Irony

The stage was set, in 312 AD, for one of the most surreal, maybe miraculous events in history. The Western Caesar Constantine started marching his army of perhaps forty thousand over the Alps and into Italy, the home turf of his nemesis, a Roman Usurper named Maxentius.  270 more words


Cinema: Decline of an Empire (2014)

Finding a film about ancient Rome is never hard. Finding a film about anything Byzantine is quite the opposite. Consequently, when one does unearth a film about something byzantine with it feels necessary to watch it. 1,129 more words

Meet Ian Ross

When I was at school we learned about the Roman invasion of Britain in AD43 and Boadicea’s revolt in AD60 and then we drew pictures of villas and hypocausts until we came to the Roman withdrawal in 410.   166 more words