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How the Council of Nicea Changed the World

Icon depicting Constantine and the bishops of the Council of Nicaea The Emperor holds a Creed at another council, the First Council of Constantinople As Bishop of Bishops, the emperor is given preeminence over the other bishops.

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THE FIRST ECUMENICAL COUNCIL UNTAMPERED RUSSIAN ICONS, 16TH CENTURY THIS IS HOW THE EARLIER ICONS DEPICTED THE COUNCIL OF NICEA OF 325

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What Was Debated at the Council of Nicea?

More than 400 years after the death of Jesus Christ, an alliance of religion and political power sealed by Roman emperor Constantine, ‘Christendom accepted many practices and philosophies from paganism, including that of the Trinity.

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Study 3 Ancient Christian Statements of Faith

Emperor Constantine and the bishops of the First Council of Nicea (325) holding the Niceno–Constantinopolitan Creed of 381. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Council_of_Nicaea

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Learn About Ancient Rome

THE MAN WHO REWROTE THE BIBLE AND CUT THE ROMAN EMPIRE IN HALF! Emperor Constantine is well known for moving his capital to Byzantium (renamed Constantinople). Not as well known, was his Council of Nicaea. That huge confab crafted a version of Christianity to suit his purpose as the official Imperial religion. The council worked thru biblical chapters, omitting and including. For tax collection purposes, the passage beginning "Render unto Caesar..." was inserted and ascribed to Jesus.

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