Milan, Edict of

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  • Milan, Edict of — ▪ Roman history       a proclamation that permanently established religious toleration for Christianity within the Roman Empire. It was the outcome of a political agreement concluded in Milan between the Roman emperors Constantine I and Licinius… …   Universalium

  • Milan, Edict of —  Миланский эдикт …   Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • Edict of Milan — The Edict of Milan was a letter signed by emperors Constantine and Licinius, that proclaimed religious toleration in the Roman Empire. The letter was issued in 313, shortly after the conclusion of the Diocletian Persecution. DiscussionWhile it is …   Wikipedia

  • Milan — Milano redirects here. For other uses, see Milano (disambiguation). For other uses, see Milan (disambiguation). Milan Milano   Comune   Comune di Milano …   Wikipedia

  • Edict of Milan —    A modern term for an edict that was issued, allegedly, by Constantine I and Licinius (qq.v.) at a meeting in Milan (q.v.) in 313. It granted religious freedom to all, and ordered previously confiscated private buildings and churches of… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Edict of toleration — An edict of toleration is a declaration made by a government or ruler and states that members of a given religion will not be persecuted for engaging in their religious practices and traditions. The edict implies tacit acceptance of the religion… …   Wikipedia

  • Edict — An edict is an announcement of a law, often associated with monarchism. The Pope and various micronational leaders are currently the only persons who still issue edicts.Notable edicts*Edicts of Ashoka, by Ashoka the Great, of the Mauryan dynasty… …   Wikipedia

  • Edict of Toleration by Galerius — This was an edict, issued in 311 by the Roman Tetrarchy of Galerius, Constantine and Licinius, officially ending the Diocletian persecution of Christianity. Galerius who had been one of the leading figures in the persecutions, admitted that the… …   Wikipedia

  • Milan —    Chief city in northern Italy (q.v.), especially in the fourth century when the imperial court resided there. Fourth century Milan is also known for the so called Edict of Milan, and for Ambrose (qq.v.), whose tenure as bishop made Milan the… …   Historical dictionary of Byzantium

  • Mirocles (bishop of Milan) — Mirocles Bishop of Milan Altar and Urn of Saint Mirocles Church Catholic Church …   Wikipedia

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