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The Archangel Gabriel The Church of St Mary and St Gabriel South Harting, West Sussex. Life size. Commissioned by a private benefactor. Unveiled by The Bishop of Chichester, April 2009 By Philip Jackson

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Constantine I. R. 306-337. Constantine was the 1st Christian emperor. Constantine decided to establish a new Eastern capital representing the integration of the east into the Roman Empire as a whole. He settled on the Greek city of Byzantium, located in strategic spot. The residents spontaneously decided to rename the city Constantinople. Relics of the True Cross & the Rod of Moses protected the city. The Church of the Holy Apostles was built over a temple to Aphrodite. It was the “New…

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Real Constantine with St. helen. 27 February c. 272 AD – 22 May 337 AD, also known as Constantine I or Saint Constantine, Roman Emperor from 306 to 337 AD. Constantine enacted many administrative, financial, social, and military reforms to strengthen the empire. Saint Helen (c. 250 – c. 330) mother of Constantine, an important figure in the history of Christianity and the world due to her influence on her son and her own contributions in placing Christianity at the heart of Western…

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Detailed view: KK064. Saints Constantine and Helen- exhibited at the Temple Gallery, specialists in Russian icons

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Horses at St Mark's Basilica - the 'real' ones are inside to keep them safe from the atmosphere.

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Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano

The Scala Santa located in Rome, Italy in the Basilica of St. John Lateran. The Holy Staircase consists of 28 marble steps, held by tradition to be the stairs Christ ascended on Good Friday, on His way to His trial before Pontius Pilate. They were the steps leading to Pilate's judgment hall, where Jesus was sentenced to death. The mother of Emperor Constantine, St. Helena, ordered that they be brought from Jerusalem to Rome in the year 326.

Ancient World -Arch Of Trajan, Detail, Rome, province of Rome, Lazio region Italy

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Adamite (Var: Cuprian Adamite) Locality: Hilarion Mine (Hilarion adit; Hilarion Mine No. 50), Hilarion area, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece Collection Miguel Ángel F. Périz and photograph Juan Miguel.

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Cuprite. Hilarion Mine, Hilarion area, Kamariza Mines, Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine], Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District, Attikí Prefecture, Grèce Photo © 2014 Dominik Schläfli

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Adamite Photo Copyright © Stephan Wolfsried Locality: Hilarion Mine (Hilarion adit; Hilarion Mine No. 50), Hilarion area, Kamariza Mines (Kamareza Mines), Agios Konstantinos [St Constantine] (Kamariza), Lavrion District Mines, Lavrion District (Laurion; Laurium), Attikí Prefecture (Attica; Attika), Greece

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St Constantine and St Helena with the True Cross, early 18th century

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