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#337 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Rise Of Christendom

constantineatthelateran

In the West, Constantine begins to support the Church in Rome and the links between the Catholic Church and the State are strengthened. In the East, the persecutions come to an end.

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Image of Constantine at the Lateran Basilica

Map of Rome with location of early Christian churches

Edict of Milan

Canons of Ancyra 314

Canons of Neocaesarea 315

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#336 – A History of the Catholic Church – In This Sign

archofconstantine

In the East, Galerius dies and the Meletian Schism comes to Alexandria. In the West, Constantine become the Master of Rome.

Links:
Depiction of Constantine’s victory at Battle of the Milvian Bridge by Luk Constantyna

Image of Chi-Rho according to Eusebius, the image seen by Constantine

Image of Staurogram – according to Lactantius, the image seen by Constantine

Bill Leadbetter, “Constantine and the Bishops: The Roman Church in the Early Fourth Century”, The Journal of Religious History, Vol. 26, No. 1, February 2002

R. Williams, “Arius and the Meletian Schism”, The Journal of Theological Studies, Vol. 37, No. 1, April 1986, pp. 35-52.

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#333 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Impious On Earth

martyrsofnicomedia

The Great Persecution begins in the Roman Empire as the Imperial Government throws its weight against the Christians. This week: the initial persecution in the Eastern Half of the Empire.

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Image: Icon of the 20,000 Martyrs of Nicomedia

Chronological list of saints in the 4th century

List of Christians martyred under Diocletian

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