CONSTANTINE I the Great 280 337 with his mother Helen. Roman emperor who on 11 May 330 refounded Byzantium as New Rome and then changed its name to Constantinople his intention was to oppose pagan Rome with a Christian Rome he did so after a prophetic dream in which he was shown the place where to establish the city and enlarged the enclosure to 700 hectares. Illustration from The Ancient and Modern Costume of All Peoples by Giulio Ferrario 1767 1847 Vol. Europe 1 Plate 7 19th century

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title: CONSTANTINE THE GREAT AND THE MOTHER SAINT HELENA

subject date: 2006-06-28

caption: CONSTANTINE I the Great (280-337) with his mother Helen. Roman emperor who on 11 May 330 refounded Byzantium as 'New Rome' and then changed its name to Constantinople; his intention was to oppose pagan Rome with a Christian Rome; he did so after a prophetic dream in which he was shown the place where to establish the city and enlarged the enclosure to 700 hectares. Illustration from 'The Ancient and Modern Costume of All Peoples' by Giulio Ferrario (1767-1847), Vol. Europe 1, Plate 7, 19th century

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image century : XIX

image epoch: Paleocristiano

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