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Real Constantine with St. helen. 27 February c. 272 AD – 22 May 337 AD, also known as Constantine I or Saint Constantine, Roman Emperor from 306 to 337 AD. Constantine enacted many administrative, financial, social, and military reforms to strengthen the empire. Saint Helen (c. 250 – c. 330) mother of Constantine, an important figure in the history of Christianity and the world due to her influence on her son and her own contributions in placing Christianity at the heart of Western…


St. Nicholas Institute: Icon of the First Ecumenical Council. St. Constantine is in the forefront.

St. Constantine's Victory over Maxentius (detail): Piero della Francesca, 1452-1466, fresco, San Francesco, Arezzo


The first Ecumenical Council (a council of Christian bishops convened in Nicaea by the Roman Emperor Constantine I in AD 325. This first ecumenical council was the first effort to attain consensus in the church through an assembly representing all of Christendom.)


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