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Constantine and the bishops : the politics of intolerance

Author: H A Drake
Publisher: Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©2000.
Series: Ancient society and history.
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Historians who viewed imperial Rome in terms of a conflict between pagans and Christians have often regarded Constantine's conversion as the triumph of Christianity over paganism. Here Drake offers a fresh understanding of Constantine's rule.
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Drake, H.A. (Harold Allen), 1942-
Constantine and the bishops.
Baltimore, Md. : Johns Hopkins University Press, c2000
(OCoLC)607392707
Named Person: Constantine, Emperor of Rome; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Constantine, Emperor of Rome; Athanasius, Saint Patriarch of Alexandria; Constantin, empereur de Rome; Athanase, saint patriarche d'Alexandrie; Kaiser I ) Konstantin (Römisches Reich
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H A Drake
ISBN: 0801862183 9780801862182
OCLC Number: 41404634
Notes: The Mazal Holocaust Collection.
Description: xx, 609 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Constantinople, A.D. 335 --
The Game of Empire --
The Church Becomes a Player --
Opportunities --
The Old Guard Changes --
In Search of a Vision --
Building a Coalition --
Consequences --
Consensus Politics --
Controlling the Message --
Controlling the Agenda --
Unintended Consequences --
The Fine Print --
Power Players --
Milan, 390 --
The First Sirmondian Constitution.
Series Title: Ancient society and history.
Responsibility: H.A. Drake.
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