constantinian

Constantine I

[kon-stuhn-teen, -tahyn]
noun
1.
(Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus"the Great") a.d. 288?–337, Roman emperor 324–337: named Constantinople as the new capital; legally sanctioned Christian worship.
2.
1868–1923, king of Greece 1913–17, 1920–22.

Constantinian [kon-stuhn-tin-ee-uhn] , adjective
post-Constantinian, adjective
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Constantine I (ˈkɒnstənˌtaɪn, -ˌtiːn)
 
n
1.  known as Constantine the Great. Latin name Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus. ?280--337 ad, first Christian Roman emperor (306--337): moved his capital to Byzantium, which he renamed Constantinople (330)
2.  1868--1923, king of Greece (1913--17; 1920--22): deposed (1917), recalled by a plebiscite (1920), but forced to abdicate again (1922) after defeat by the Turks

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