Constantine was born in the year 272 AD in the city Nisus. He also had an excellent education, learning and reading Latin and Greek. Constantine was involved in the Roman army for several years. Eventually ran away to join his father in Gaul in the western Roman empire. He fought alongside his farther for several years. The first Roman emperor to claim conversion to Christianity, Constantine played a powerful role in the edict of Milan in 313 AD, which declared rights for Christians in the Roman times. When his father was ill he named Constantine as emperor, he then ruled Britain, Gaul and Spain. He stopped the of the Christians in his erea. As Constantine approached Rome in 312 AD, he had reasons to worry. His army was half the ream, his army
Han China and Imperial Rome held two of the greatest empires in the early centuries. The Han Empire existed from 206 B.C.E. to 220 C.E., and the Roman Empire existed from 31 B.C.E. to 476 C.E. Their success can be traced back to their similar, efficient political systems, but a few governmental differences can also be detected.
A number of differences can be identified in their ways of politics. One difference is their form of government. The early Roman Empire was a republican government, where…
new gold coin, the solidus, was introduced to combat inflation. It would become the standard for Byzantine and European currencies for more than a thousand years. The first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity, Constantine played an influential role in the proclamation of the Edict of Milan, which decreed religious tolerance throughout the empire. He called the First Council of Nicaea in 325, at which the Nicene Creed was professed by Christians. In military matters, the Roman army was reorganized…
Age- Historians’ term for the era, usually dated 323-320 BCE, in which Greek culture spread across western Asia and northeastern Africa after the conquests of Alexander the Great. The period ended with the fall of the last major Hellenistic kingdom to Rome, but Greek cultural influence persisted until the spread of Islam in the 7th century BCE.
Alexander’s empire was broken up into three major successor kingdoms in Europe, Asia, and Africa, each with its own unique challenges.
Constantine’s Impact on the Development of Christianity
Constantine the Great played an important role in the development of Christianity during the middle ages. Constantine had converted to Christianity in 312 A.D. There were many reasons as to why this had happened. His conversion to Christianity had far reaching effects on the common practice of this religion and on all the factions of Christianity that are present today. Constantine the Great was the first Roman Emperor to actually adapt to…
Early Humans Review
Please define the following key terms in your notebook:
1. Adapt-To change your way of life in a new environment.
2. Archaeology- The study of past life by examining fossils and artifacts.
3. Culture- A way of life which includes customs, music, dance and art.
4. Migration- A permanent move of people from one area to another.
5. Modify- To change the environment to meet your own needs.
6. Nomad- A person who moves with the seasons.
7. Prehistory- The time…
INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE
(I). Apostolic Church
• Age of apostles, c. 33-115, A.D.
• Jesus Movement, c. 33-50/70
• Council of Jerusalem (c. 50)
• Roman sack of Jerusalem (70)
o Roman captured and sacked Jerusalem and destroyed the temple. Hurt Jews and Hurt Christians
o Arch of tideus
• First great Christian missions in this period
• Composistion of the New Testament Books
• First Heresies (Gnosticism, etc.)
Age of the Apostolic Fathers
• AGE OF LEADERS…