Constantine I and a new Christian golden age: a secretly Christian reverse type identified?

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dc.contributor.author Woods, David
dc.date.accessioned 2019-04-10T15:16:04Z
dc.date.available 2019-04-10T15:16:04Z
dc.date.issued 2018-09
dc.identifier.citation Woods, David (2018) 'Constantine I and a New Christian Golden Age: A Secretly Christian Reverse Type Identified?' Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies, 58, pp. 366-388. en
dc.identifier.volume 58 en
dc.identifier.startpage 366 en
dc.identifier.endpage 388 en
dc.identifier.issn 2159-3159
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/7749
dc.description.abstract It is argued that Constantine concealed the Latin symbol for a thousand within a depiction of two apparent wreaths on the reverse of a type of solidus struck in 325/26, and that he did so in order to allude to the one-thousand year reign of the resurrected martyrs with Christ following the overthrow of Satan as described in the book of Revelation. In so doing, he was comparing his reign after his overthrow of Licinius to the reign of the martyrs with Christ after the overthrow of Satan. The message was that he would try to rule with Christ in the manner of those kings, that is, as a perfect Christian king. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Duke University Press en
dc.relation.uri https://grbs.library.duke.edu/article/view/16063
dc.rights © 2018 David Woods. en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ en
dc.subject Constantine en
dc.subject Licinius en
dc.subject Solidus en
dc.subject Coin en
dc.subject Revelation en
dc.subject Apocalypse en
dc.subject Serpent en
dc.subject Satan en
dc.subject Christian en
dc.title Constantine I and a new Christian golden age: a secretly Christian reverse type identified? en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother David Woods, Classics, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: d.woods@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2019-04-10T15:10:17Z
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Greek, Roman and Byzantine Studies en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress d.woods@ucc.ie en


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