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By Timothy D. Barnes

Drawing on fresh scholarly advances and new proof, Timothy Barnes deals a clean and intriguing learn of Constantine and his existence.

  • First examine of Constantine to use Kevin Wilkinson's re-dating of the poet Palladas to the reign of Constantine, disproving the foremost scholarly trust that Constantine remained tolerant in concerns of faith to the tip of his reign
  • Clearly units out the issues linked to depictions of Constantine and solutions them with nice clarity
  • Includes Barnes' personal learn into the wedding of Constantine's mom and dad, Constantine's prestige as a crown prince and his father's valid inheritor, and his dynastic plans
  • Honorable point out for 2011 Classics & old background PROSE award granted by way of the organization of yankee Publishers

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