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Trinity
Definition by Rebecca Denova

Trinity

The Christian doctrine of the Trinity (from the Latin trinus, meaning "threefold") professes that there is one God, but three eternal and consubstantial persons (aspects): the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. The Father is the God of...
Charlemagne
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Charlemagne

Charlemagne (Charles the Great, also known as Charles I, l. 742-814) was King of the Franks (r. 768-814), King of the Franks and Lombards (r. 774-814), and Holy Roman Emperor (r. 800-814). He is among the best-known and most influential figures...
Constantine I
Image by Mark Cartwright

Constantine I

The colossal bronze head from a statue of Constantine I, 4th century CE. The head is 1.77 m high. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).
Constantine's Vision
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Constantine's Vision

Constantine I's (r. 306-337 CE) vision and the Battle of the Milvian Bridge in a 9th-century Byzantine manuscript. Detail from folio 440 recto of manuscript BnF MS Gr510, dated 879-883 and containing the homilies of Gregory of Nazianzus...
Constantine VII & Christ
Image by James Blake Wiener

Constantine VII & Christ

This ivory plaque fragment shows Emperor Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus of Byzantium (r. 913-959 CE) being crowned by Jesus Christ. It was carved in royal workshops of Constantinople around 954 CE. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)
Constantine IV
Image by Unknown Artist

Constantine IV

A 7th century CE mosaic depicting the Byzantine emperor Constantine IV (r. 668-685 CE) and entourage in the basilica of Sant'Apollinare, in Classe, Ravenna, Italy.
Constantine I Colossus
Image by Mark Cartwright

Constantine I Colossus

The head, hand and sphere (symbol of power) from the colossal bronze statue of Constantine I, 4th century CE. The head alone is 1.77 m high. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).
Constantine VII & Romanos II
Image by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Constantine VII & Romanos II

A gold Byzantine nomisma coin depicting Emperor Constantine VII (r. 945-959 CE) and his son and successor Romanos II (r. 959-963 CE).
Forum of Constantine, Byzantium
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Forum of Constantine, Byzantium

Forum of Constantine before Constantine's bronze statue fell down during the windstorm in 1106 CE.
Roman Empire
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Roman Empire

The Roman Empire, at its height (c. 117), was the most extensive political and social structure in western civilization. Building upon the foundation laid by the Roman Republic, the empire became the largest and most powerful political and...
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