Constantine and the Conversion of Europe

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University of Toronto Press, 1962 - History - 223 pages
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'Constantine hardly deserves the title of Great which posterity has given him, either by his character or by his abilities. He was highly susceptible to flattery, and fell completely under the influence of any dominating personality who happened to be at his side ... Still less does Constantine deserve the title of saint, which the Eastern Church has bestowed upon him. He was, it is true, according to his lights, a good man on the whole, though his political murders - particularly that of Licinius - shocked even contemporary opinion, and his execution of his wife and son was felt by many to be an inexpiable stain on his character...

To the other title which the Orthodox Church has bestowed upon him, "the Peer of the Apostles," he has a better claim, for his career profoundly influenced the history of the Church and the future of Christianity ... Constantine had no doubts about his imperial duty. It was his task to secure God's favour on the empire by securing, by force if necessary, that his subjects worshipped God in a manner pleasing to Him.'

Originally published by Macmillan, 1948.

  

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In the end I found this book quite enlightening. I had trouble with the earlier parts because of my lack of familiarity with the chaotic period that preceded Constantine. I also found many of the long ... Read full review

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An in-depth look at the impact Constantine had on transforming the Roman Empire from pagan beliefs to Christianity. It also looks at his active involvement in attempts to resolve theological disputes in the early Church. Read full review

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Contents

Contents Introduction
7
The Crisis of the Empire
13
Diocletian the Reformer
25
Paganism and Christianity
35
The Great Persecution
49
Emperor of the Gauls
59
The Conversion of Constantine
73
The Donatist Controversy
91
The Crusade against Licinius
109
The Arian and Melitian Controversies
117
The Council of Nicaea
129
The Aftermath of the Council
145
The Great Council of Jerusalem
159
Secular Policy
183
Constantines Place in History
203
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A.H.M. Jones was a prominent 20th century British historian of classical antiquity, particularly of the later Roman Empire.