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Works Cited

Primary Sources:
Constantine, and Licinius. "Edict of Milan." Infobase Learning. Trans.
University Of Pennsylvania. Facts on File, 1898. Web.
<http://online.infobase.com/HRC/Search/PrimarySourceDetails?
primarySourceId=3075>. Constantine and Licinius formed an alliance in order to
write the Edict of Milan, which helped make Christianity a lawful religion. This
primary document was important to my website since it gave me an idea of what
Constantine was thinking, and I could quote it very easily.
Secondary Sources:
Adkins, Lesley, and Roy Adkins. Dynasty of Constantine and Rivals. New York, NY: Facts
on File, 1993. Print. Constantine had a very long line of decedents who all made
a big impact on Ancient Rome. This source helped me establish relationships
between different emperors throughout Rome.
"Ancient Rome: Fall of an Empire." Discovery Education. Discovery Education, 2004.
Web. 04 Mar. 2015.
<http://app.discoveryeducation.com/player/view/assetGuid/D77BD9E6-17D64FEA-987B-E44461712201>. The ancient Romans changed the face of the
world. The glory that was Rome ended in the onslaught of Germanic tribes, but
left a cultural legacy that still persists today. This article helped my website
because I saw how the Roman empire worked, and why and how it ended.
Brusen, Matthew. "Constantine the Great." Encyclopedia of the Roman Empire, Revised
Edition. Facts on File, n.d. Web.

<http://online.infobase.com/HRC/Search/Details/233185?q=Constantine%20the
%20Great>. Flavius Valerius Constantinus transformed the Roman Empire and
helped shape the future course of Western civilization. This article helped me
because it gave me a list of major events on Constantine's life in chronological
order for a timeline.
Brusen, Matthew. "Constantinople during the Roman Empire." Infobase Learning - Login.
Facts on File, 2002. Web. 04 Mar. 2015.
<http://online.infobase.com/HRC/Search/Details/233151?
q=Constantinople+during+the+Roman+Empire>. Capital of the Eastern Roman
Empire; replacing Rome as the heart of imperial power, it maintained influence
and stability in the face of the decline of the West. This article was helpful to my
website because it gave me tons of background information on the Byzantine
Empire and the founding of Constantinople.
Cavendish, Richard. "The Battle of the Milvian Bridge." History Tiday n.d.: n. pag. History
Today. 10 Oct. 2012. Web. 4 Mar. 2015. <http://www.historytoday.com/richardcavendish/battle-milvian-bridge>. Before the Milvian Bridge battle Constantine
and his army saw a cross of light in the sky above the sun with words in Greek
that are generally translated into Latin as In hoc signo vinces (In this sign
conquer). This article helped my website because now, I can include The Cross
in Constantine's legacy.
"Christianity." Britannica School. Encyclopedia Britannica Inc., 2014. Web. 2015.
<http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/273658>. The beliefs and practices of
Christianity are based on the teachings of Jesus Christ. Christianity is divided
into three main denominations: Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, and

Protestant. This article gave me more information on Christianity, that way I


could better understand Constantine's motives.
Constantine I, The Great, Coin. N.d. Britannica Image Quest. Image Quest. Web. 4 Mar.
2015. <http://quest.eb.com/#/search/109_105364/1/109_105364/cite>. This coin
is part of Constantine the Great's legacy.
"Constantine the Great." Britannica School. Britannica Inc. School, 2014. Web. 4 Mar.
2015. <http://school.eb.com/levels/middle/article/273785>. Two important
events marked the reign of Constantine the Great. He made Christianity a lawful
religion in Roman society, and he founded the city of Constantinople, the
brilliant capital of the Eastern Roman Empire. This article helped me because it
gave me more detail on Constantine's major acts.
Constantine the Great. N.d. Britannica Image Quest. Britannica School. Web. 4 Mar. 2015.
<http://quest.eb.com/#/search/108_225595/1/108_225595/cite>. This picture can
be used for the website banner.
Constantine the Great ROMAN ART. N.d. Britannica Image Quest. Britannica School. Web.
4 Mar. 2015. <http://quest.eb.com/#/search/107_3353337/1/107_3353337/cite>.
This picture can be used for my website banner.
Frey, Wendy, John Bergez, and Amy Joseph. History Alive!: The Ancient World. Palo Alto,
CA: Teachers' Curriculum Institute, 2004. Print. At first, the Roman empire was
tolerant towards Christianity, but as the new religion was growing, they new that
they must find a way for it to stop. Because there was not a whole chapter on
Constantine, but only a paragraph, this source was not the best. But, the
information that it did have, I could use for background information.

"Global Christianity A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Christian
Population." Pew Research Centers Religion Public Life Project RSS. N.p., 18
Dec. 2011. Web. 11 Feb. 2015. <http://www.pewforum.org/2011/12/19/globalchristianity-exec/>. A comprehensive demographic study of more than 200
countries finds that there are 2.18 billion Christians of all ages around the world,
representing nearly a third of the estimated 2010 global population of 6.9 billion.
This article was very useful since I could use this data to support my thesis.
"Global Christianity A Report on the Size and Distribution of the World's Christian
Population." Pew Research Centers Religion Public Life Project RSS. N.p., 18
Dec. 2011. Web. 11 Feb. 2015. <http://www.pewforum.org/2011/12/19/globalchristianity-exec/>. A comprehensive demographic study of more than 200
countries finds that there are 2.18 billion Christians of all ages around the world,
representing nearly a third of the estimated 2010 global population of 6.9 billion.
This article was very useful since I could use this data to support my thesis.
Hall, Linda Jones. "Constantine the Great Interview." E-mail interview. 31 Jan. 2015.
"Constantine was an effective military general who always won his battles, and
his soldiers came to follow him because he was always victorious. As for his
legacy, he favored Christians, made Christianity a legal permitted religion and
paved the way for Christianity to become the dominant religion within 150 years
after his death." This was a good source for my website because it gave me
somebodies opinion on Constantine's leadership and legacy.
Wehrman, Michael J. "Constantine the Great Interview." Telephone interview. 23 Feb.
2015. "Constantine has left several legacies. One of these is his impact on the
Roman Empire. He was a very powerful ruler and even though his empire did not

survive in the West beyond the fifth century, his establishment of Constantinople
as a New Rome (both religious and secular) was very important." This was a
good source for my website because it gave me somebodies opinion on
Constantine's leadership and legacy.