Constantine I

Constantine I
biographical name died 337 the Great Roman emperor (306-337) • Constantinian adjective

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  • Constantine I — [kän′stən tēn΄, kän′stəntīn΄] ( Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus) A.D. 280? 337; emperor of Rome (306 337): converted to Christianity: called the Great …   English World dictionary

  • Constantine I — Infobox Roman emperor title = Emperor of the Roman Empire name=Constantine I full name =Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus caption =Head of Constantine s colossal statue at the Capitoline Museums reign =25 July 306 ndash; 29 October 312… …   Wikipedia

  • Constantine I — n. (A.D. 288 337, born as Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus) Constantine the Great, Roman emperor between 312 337 who adopted Christianity; (1868 1923) king of Greece who ruled between 1913 to 1917 and between 1920 to 1922; Constantine I of… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Constantine I — Constantinian /kon steuhn tin ee euhn/, adj. /kon steuhn teen , tuyn / 1. (Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus) ( the Great ) A.D. 288? 337, Roman emperor 324 337: named Constantinople as the new capital; legally sanctioned Christian worship.… …   Universalium

  • Constantine I — noun Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire; in 330 he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople (280 337) • Syn: ↑Constantine …   Useful english dictionary

  • CONSTANTINE I —    called the Great, born in Moesia, son of Constantius Chlorus by Helena; on the death of his father at York, where he accompanied him, was proclaimed Emperor by the troops; this title being challenged by Maximian, his father in law, and… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Constantine I — /ˈkɒnstəntin/ (say konstuhnteen), / taɪn/ (say tuyn) noun ( Constantine the Great ), AD 280?–337, Roman emperor AD 324–37; built Constantinople as new capital; made Christian worship lawful …   Australian English dictionary

  • Constantine I of Greece — Constantine I King of the Hellenes Reign 18 March 1913 – 11 June 1917 Predecessor George I Successor …   Wikipedia

  • Constantine I and Christianity — Constantine I, Roman Emperor adopted Christianity following his victory in the Battle of Milvian Bridge 312. Under his rule, Christianity rose to become the dominant religion in the Roman Empire, and for his example of a Christian monarch… …   Wikipedia

  • Constantine I (disambiguation) — Constantine I (272 337), was a Roman Emperor. Constantine I may also refer to: Constantine I of Greece (d. 1923) Constantín mac Cináeda (d. 877), also known as Constantine I of Scotland Zara Yaqob (1399 1468), Emperor of Ethiopia sometimes known… …   Wikipedia

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