|aThe Cambridge companion to the Age of Constantine /|cedited by Noel Lenski.
|aCompanion to the Age of Constantine
|aAge of Constantine
|aNew York :|bCambridge University Press,|cc2012.
|axx, 471 p.,  p. of plates :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|a1. Sources for the history of Constantine / Bruno Blackmann -- Section I. Politics and Personalities : -- 2. Before Constantine / Simon Corcoran -- 3. The reign of Constantine / Noel Lenski -- 4. The dynasty of Constantine down to 363 / Robert M. Frakes -- Section II. Religion and Spiritual Life : -- 5. The impact of Constantine on Christianity -- 6. The beginnings of Christianization / Mark Edward -- 7. Traditional religions / A. D. Lee -- Section III. Law and Society : -- 8. Bureaucracy and government / Christopher Kelly -- 9. Civil law and social life / Caroline Humfress -- 10. Economy and society / Georges Depeyrot -- Section IV. Art and Culture : -- 11. Perspectives in art / Jaś Elsner -- 12. Architecture of empire / Mark J. Johnson -- 13. Constantine in legendary literature / Samuel N. C. Lieu -- Section V. Empire and Beyond : -- 14. Warfare and the military / Hugh Elton -- 15. Constantine and the northern barbarians / Michael Kulikowski -- 16. Constantine and the peoples of the eastern frontier / Elizabeth Key Fowden
|aConstantine|bI,|cEmperor of Rome,|d -337.
|aChurch history|yPrimitive and early church, ca. 30-600.
|aRome|xHistory|yConstantine I, the Great, 306-337.
The Cambridge Companion to the Age of Constantine offers students a comprehensive one-volume survey of this pivotal emperor and his times. Richly illustrated and designed as a readable survey accessible to all audiences, it also achieves a level of scholarly sophistication and a freshness of interpretation that will be welcomed by experts. The volume is divided into five sections that examine political history, religion, social and economic history, art and foreign relations during the reign of Constantine, who steered the Roman Empire on a course parallel with his own personal development. Each chapter examines the intimate interplay between emperor and empire, and between a powerful personality and his world. Collectively, they show how both were mutually affected in ways that shaped the world of Late Antiquity and even affect our own world today. This edition has been revised, the notes and bibliography have been updated and a new preface has been added.