Constantine : History, Historiography and Legend, Paperback / softback Book

Constantine : History, Historiography and Legend Paperback / softback

Edited by Samuel N. C. Lieu, Dominic Montserrat


Constantine examines the reign of Constantine, the first Christian emperor and the founder of Constantinople.

From a variety of angles: historical, historiographical and mythical.

The volume examines the circumstances of Constantine's reign and the historical problems surrounding them, the varied accounts of Constantine's life and the plethora of popular medieval legends surrounding the reign, to reveal the different visions and representations of the emperor from saint and patron of the Western church to imperial prototype.

Constantine: History, Historiography and Legend presents a comprehensive and arresting study of this important and controversial emperor.




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