Which emperor legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire?
Origin of Christianity:
The beginning of Christianity is around the mid-first century CE in Judea. The epistle written by the Apostle Paul was read by the minor Christian communities in Rome and influenced the spread of the religion in the Roman Empire.
Answer and Explanation:
Emperor Constantine legalized Christianity in the Roman Empire. He issued the Edict of Milan that granted legal status to the religion in 313 CE. The...
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Constantine's conversion to Christianity was a historically defining moment that led to the rise of Christianity. Learn more about how the conversion influenced Constantine's reign, Christianity, the Nicaean Council and the Edict of Milan.