Constantine the Great
Constantine I ("the Great") is one of the most revered emperors, primarily due to the fact that he converted to Christianity after his victory at the Battle of…
Capitoline Museums | Colossal Bronze head of Emperor Constantine the Great, Roman artwork, 4th century BC. In 306, Constantine the Great (c. 272 – 337), became Roman Emperor (until 337). In AD 312, Constantine defeated Maxentius in "Battle of Milvian Bridge and became sole Emperor of the Western Empire. He restructured administrative, financial, social, and military. He was first Roman emperor to convert to Christianity.
Colossal marble head of Emperor ConstantineThe age of Constantine marked a distinct epoch in the history of the Roman Empire. He built a new imperial residence at Byzantium and named it New Rome. However, in Constantine's honor, the Romans called it Constantinople, which would later be the capital of what is now known as the Byzantine Empire for over one thousand years. Because of this, he is thought of as the founder of the Byzantine Empire
Ten Basic Facts about the NT Canon that Every Christian Should Memorize: #8: “The NT Canon Was Not Decided at Nicea—Nor Any Other Church Council.” - Canon Fodder
This is the Roman Emperor Constantine. He is considered the second most influential man in history. In 315 Rome was in civil war and Constantine was on the losing side with a broken army, fighting his last battle at Milvian Bridge. He turned to Christianity to fire up his troops and it worked -- their fervor made up for their weak numbers and he won, seizing all of falling Rome. He made Christianity the official religion and outlined the current Catholic mass. He altered the course of the world.