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Life of Constantine

Author: Eusebius, of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea; Averil Cameron; Stuart George Hall
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Series: Clarendon ancient history series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The emperor Constantine changed the world by making the Roman Empire Christian. Eusebius wrote his life and preserved his letters so that his policy would continue. This English translation is based on modern critical editions.
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Genre/Form: Early works to 1800
Biography Early works to 1800
Biographies Ouvrages avant 1800
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Named Person: Constantine, Emperor of Rome; Constantine, Emperor of Rome.; Constantin, empereur de Rome; Constantin, empereur romain); Eusebius <Caesariensis>
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eusebius, of Caesarea Bishop of Caesarea; Averil Cameron; Stuart George Hall
ISBN: 0198149247 9780198149248 0198149174 9780198149170
OCLC Number: 40901156
Language Note: Translated from the Latin.
Description: xiv, 395 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface; List of Abbreviations; List of Figures and Maps; Introduction; Translation: Book I; Book II; Book III; Book IV; Chapter Headings; Commentary: Book I; Book II; Book III; Book IV; Bibliography of Works Cited; Index
Series Title: Clarendon ancient history series.
Other Titles: Life of Constantine.
Responsibility: Eusebius ; introduction, translation, and commentary by Averil Cameron and Stuart G. Hall.
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Eusebius' work is an important record of Constantine, the emperor who turned the Roman Empire from prosecuting the Church to supporting it, with huge consequences for Europe and Christianity. This  Read more...

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