Constantine by John B Firth

Today’s free book is John B. Firth’s account of the life of Roman Emperor Constantine the Great. This public domain work was digitised from the copy held in Spurgeon’s College Library.

John Benjamin Firth [1868-1943], Constantine the Great. The Reorganisation of the Empire and the Triumph of the Church. New York & London: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1905. Hbk. pp.368. [Click here to visit he download page for this title]

Table of Contents

  • Preface
  1. The Empire Under Diocletian
  2. The Persecution of the Church
  3. The Abdication of Diocletian and the Succession of Constantine
  4. Constantine and His Colleagues
  5. The Invasion of Italy
  6. The Vision of the Cross and the Edict of Milan
  7. The Downfall of Licinius
  8. Last Days of Persecution
  9. Constantine and the Donatists
  10. The Arian Controversy
  11. The Council of Nicaea
  12. The Murders of Crispus and Fausta
  13. The Foundation of Constantinople
  14. Ariius and Athanasius
  15. Constantine’s Death and Character
  16. The Empire and Christianity
  • Index

Main image: School of Raphael – Vision of the Cross. Source: Wikipedia

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