Constantine Becoming Emperor of Rome w. Dr. David Potter

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Constantine I was one of the most pivotal emperors of the Roman Empire. Dr. David Potter, Francis W. Kelsey Collegiate Professor of Greek and Roman History, University of Michigan, joins the show to share Constantine’s accession to becoming Emperor of Rome.

Some topics explored

  • Where and when he was born
  • Constantine’s parents
  • The Tetrarchy (four emperors—senior and junior ranks—ruling the Roman Empire)
  • Roman Emperors Diocletian and Maximian
  • Constantine’s religious orientations
  • Traditional religions in Rome
  • His accession and becoming emperor of Rome
  • Constantine’s dissolving of the Tetrarchy

Listen to the episode

The episode can be streamed below and is also available on major podcast apps: Apple PodcastsSpotify, and Amazon Music.

Show Notes

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