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Roman keeping the peace

Cally Hammond on a study of Constantine the Great and his imperial management

Constantine the Emperor
David Potter
OUP £25
(978-0-19-975586-8)
Church Times Bookshop £22.50 (Use code CT213 )

THIS is not a book for people who just want the story of Constantine the Christian Emperor. It is written by a professor of ancient history, not a theologian or a church historian.

And that makes it much more attractive for anyone who really wants to understand how the Roman Empire functioned, ...

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