Milvian Bridge

Milvian Bridge

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Mulvian Bridge,

Latin Pons Milvius or Pons Mulvius. It was built by Marcus Aemilius Scaurus in 109 B.C. over the Tiber near Rome as part of the Flaminian WayFlaminian Way
, one of the principal Roman roads, the greatest artery from Rome to Cisalpine Gaul. Construction was begun (220 B.C.) by Caius Flaminius. The road ran N from Rome to Narnia (modern Narni), to Mevania (Bevagna), NE to Nuceria (Nocera Umbria), thence N to the Burano
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. By defeating Maxentius here in A.D. 312, Constantine I became the unchallenged ruler of the West. It was here that Constantine saw the cross in the sky.
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The idea experienced a new surge of interest after a couple put a padlock on Rome's Milvian Bridge in the 2006 best-selling novel Ho Voglia De Te (I Want You), which was turned into a movie a year later.
As for battles, Heavenfield springs to mind, Hastings too, or Milvian Bridge.
In truth, the painting indicates the entire history of Catholic Empire: the principal kneeling figures, Philip II, the Pope, the Doge of Venice, and Don Juan of Austria, form a kind of Eucharistic communion beneath the initials IHS, representing the words In hoc signo vinces, a Latin translation of the phrase "by this sign you will conquer," which for its part alludes to the cross that the first Christian Emperor, Constantine the Great, claimed to have seen in the sky prior to his victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312 AD.
Nonetheless, says Hill, the battle at the River Frigidus was as genuinely a pivotal moment as Constantine's victory at the Milvian Bridge.
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After Constantine's subsequent victory in the battle of Milvian Bridge, he became a strong supporter of the Christian church.
Then, this paper will show that Constantine, entrusting himself to a divine vision, constructed a sign known as the Chi-Rho, and later won a decisive victory against Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge on 28 October A.
Historically, setting aside any transcendental authority, Christianity spent its first three centuries--until the Battle of the Milvian Bridge in 311--as a persecuted and private religion, and learnt that Church and State were two very different things.
Advancing on Rome during a bloody civil war Constantine was confronted by a rival claimant to the imperial throne, Maxentius, at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge.
The conversion of the emperor Constantine himself was preceded by a celestial phenomenon which was witnessed by his whole army before the decisive Battle of Milvian Bridge in 312.
Then, on the eve of the battle of the Milvian Bridge in 312, Constantine was told in a vision that the sign of the cross would give him victory.