In response to the problems of Arius, Meletius, and Paul of Samosata; the bishops enact new canonical legislation. The Council of Nicaea comes to an end and the bishops find themselves having gone from persecuted to powerful in the Roman Empire.
Image of fresco of Council of Nicaea in the Sistine Chapel
Map of diocesan division of the Roman Empire under Constantine
Herbert Norris’ “Church Vestments: Their Origin and Development” – contains many images of early church vestments and shows their relationship to Roman dress of the same time.
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