The collections here reports were presented at the University of Perugia and in the Town Hall of Spello Studies - in front of the rescript of Constantine - between 27 and 30 April 2011 in the 1700th anniversary of the Edict of Emperor Galerius. Since 311 AD, was a watershed year that ushered in the rise of Constantine, 2011 seemed to be the right starting point for a reassessment of his ‘revolution’.? The book opens with two panoramic of Lellia Cracco Rusts and Andrea Giardina and takes place in more than thirty contributions, grouped into three major sections covering the preludes of Constantine, the pinnacle of his power and influence to the modern world . The kaleidoscope of opinions clearly demonstrates a fact too often overlooked by scholars: that there has never been a single, simple, monolithic Constantine. The complex portrait presented here can begin to do justice to this important figure in the history of the world.
The studies in this volume were delivered at a conference held at the University of Perugia and in the Town Hall of Spello - in the presence of Constantine’s rescript - between 27-30 april 2011, on the 1700th anniversary of Galerius’ Edict of Toleration. Just as 311 was a watershed year for the rise of Constantine, 2011 Seemed an appropriate occasion for a Reevaluation of His ‘revolution’.? The volume opens with two panoramic papers by Lellia Cracco Rusts and Andrea Giardina, then continues with blackberries than thirty Contributions, grouped into three large sections That covers the prelude to Constantine’s reign, the apex of His power, and his enduring influence, lasting into the modern world. This kaleidoscope of opinions shows Clearly in fact Too Often overlooked by scholars: that there never was a single, essential, monolithic Constantine. The complex portrait presented here, However, strives to begin to do justice to this pivotal figures in world history.