Tag: Late Antiquity

Like Father, Like Son.

  “And close kinsmen as we were, how this most humane Emperor (Constantius) treated us ! Six of my cousins […]

Our Great Father is Gone: the death of Constantine I.

By special guest writer Sean Munger. After thirty-one years of a reign marked by endless intrigue, frequent war, religious turmoil […]

St. Helena: Empress and beloved mother of Constantine I

St.Helena is a revered saint amongst Christians around the world, particular the orthodox community, for her tireless work with the […]

Constantine The Builder!

In our modern age, Presidents, Prime Ministers and other leaders who serve in political office often hope that they leave […]

Saint or Sinner?

Constantine, without a doubt in my humble opinion, was a very strange man. Don’t get me wrong, he was an […]

The Nicene Creed

After the whole assembly of Bishops were seated at the first council (of Nicaea) Constantine advised them that he wanted to […]

Amazing Women Who inspire Us: Cleopatra, the Queen of the Nile.

Cleopatra is often portrayed as a beautiful Egyptian women who used her own political shrewdness and sexual allure to secure […]

The First Council of Nicaea.

Just as Constantine had consolidated his power, and the Empire had come together politically, a new deadly heresy threatened to […]

Amazing Women Who Inspire Us: Eleanor of Aquitaine

Over the past month I have been reading about western European history at the turn of the first millennium 1000 […]

The Portrait Statue of the Four Tetrarchs.

In my humble opinion, I believe that more than any other empire in history, both Rome and Byzantium are best […]