Constantine at the Bridge

Constantine at the Bridge

Author: Stephen Dando-Collins

Publisher: Turner

ISBN: 1684426820

Category: History

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The AD 312 Battle of the Milvian Bridge, just outside Rome, marked the start of a monumental change for Rome and her empire. This battle was the figurative bridge between old pagan Rome and new Christian Rome. And once Constantine had crossed that bridge, there was no turning back. Constantine the Great, after winning this battle against his brother-in-law Maxentius and taking power at Rome, and strongly influenced by his mother, forcefully steered Romans away from the traditional worship of their classical gods toward Christianity, setting Rome on two paths - the adoption of Christianity as the state religion, and the relegation of the city of Rome to obscurity as the Western Roman Empire collapsed within 175 years. The book's title characterizes its narrative thrust - this battle was the figurative bridge between old pagan Rome and new Christian Rome. And once Constantine had crossed that bridge, there was no turning back.
Remembering Constantine at the Milvian Bridge
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Raymond Van Dam
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-29 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Constantine's victory in 312 at the battle of the Milvian Bridge established his rule as the first Christian emperor. This book examines the creation and dissemination of the legends about that battle and its significance. Christian histories, panegyrics and an honorific arch at Rome soon commemorated his victory, and the
Constantine at the Bridge
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Stephen Dando-Collins
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher: Turner

The AD 312 Battle of the Milvian Bridge, just outside Rome, marked the start of a monumental change for Rome and her empire. This battle was the figurative bridge between old pagan Rome and new Christian Rome. And once Constantine had crossed that bridge, there was no turning back. Constantine
Self-Presentation and Identity in the Roman World
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Andreas Gavrielatos
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-11 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Questions on identity have been often the main focus of Classical Studies. The starting point of this book is that identity is not a monolithic idea. Instead of exploring what exactly ‘identity’ is, the contributors here examine how the concept of ‘self-presentation’ can facilitate our understanding of how individuals present
Printing the Grand Manner
Language: en
Pages: 124
Authors: Louis Marchesano, Christian Michel, Getty Research Institute
Categories: Art
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By exploring the intense interaction between painting and printmaking between art theory and unbridled artistic ambition, Printing the Grand Manner breaks new ground in its analysis of both the reproductive prints and Le Brun's original compositions. --Book Jacket.
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Pages:
Authors: Louis Marchesano, Christian Michel, Getty Research Institute
Categories: Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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