Christianity: The Official Religion of the Roman Empire
Feb 24, 2005
While the rise of Christianity to dominate western religion may very well have been inevitable, certain key moments along the way helped secure this position. The arrival of the Constantinian Dynasty was one such moment. In the early 4th century, 306 AD, Constantine ascended as Emperor in the West upon the death of his father Constantius. However, he and his brother-in-law, and co-emperor in the west, Maxentius were bitter rivals….