Constantine's Conversion Analytical Essay by Neatwriter

Constantine's Conversion
An analysis of the Roman Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity.
# 62019 | 1,082 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2004 | US
Published on Nov 05, 2005 in Religion and Theology (Christianity) , English (Analysis)


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This paper discusses the mysterious story behind the Roman Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity. The paper explains that due to the lack of historical evidence, there are many speculations surrounding his conversion. The paper contends that one of the most commonly accepted facts is that Constantine saw something when he looked up at the sun that caused him to convert to Christianity.

From the Paper:

"The Roman Emperor Constantine's conversion to Christianity is a story filled with intrigue and mystery. Due to the lack of historical evidence, many speculations arise from his conversion. One of the most commonly accepted facts is that Constantine certainly saw something that day in 312 when he looked up at the sun. Some believe that he did see a sign from God. Others believe that Constantine saw ice crystals in the sun's rays. What he saw we will never know but what he did after his vision changed the course of Western history and there can be no doubt that Constantine credited his vision as a sign from the Christian God."

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