Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the Roman Empire; in 330 he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople (280-337)
a walled city in northeastern Algeria to the east of Algiers; was destroyed in warfare in the 4th century and rebuilt by Constantine I
- Constantine's widow married Romanos and he was proclaimed emperor.
- At last Constantine was forced to summon a council to settle the matter.
- Though everyone has been trying to persuade him for a long time, Constantine is still very angry.
- Constantine the Great [Rome, 280?...