Definition of Constantine i
1. Noun. 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).
Generic synonyms: Emperor Of Rome, Roman Emperor
Lexicographical Neighbors of Constantine I
Literary usage of Constantine i
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Representative British Dramas, Victorian and Modern by Montrose Jonas Moses (1918)
"CONSTANTINE. I haven't seen her for years. MRS. MADRAS. ... CONSTANTINE. I came from the East. MRS. MADRAS. You didn't. CONSTANTINE. ..."
2. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Comprising the History, Institutions by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"Corns of constantine i. and Licinius I- — ? 312—? 317. 1. Obv. IMP. ... Helmeted bust of constantine i. to the right, laureated, with cuirass. Rev. ..."
3. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly Fomenko (2005)
"constantine i was declared a saint equal to the Apostles in rank. ... constantine i severs all ties with Licinius at the very beginning of his reign, ..."