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Milvius bridge

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Location type: Bridge
Location address: Italia, Roma, Roma
Number of texts: 2
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Made by Dromos
Made by Dromos

Constantine defeated his opponent Maxentius on this bridge during a civil war, in 312. He then became emperor of the Roman Empire. He issued the “Edict of Milan” in which the Christians freedom of religion was defined. Until then, the Christians were frequently persecuted.

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The Milvian (or Mulvian) Bridge (Italian: Ponte Molle or Ponte Milvio, Latin: Pons Milvius or Pons Mulvius) is a bridge over the Tiber in northern Rome, Italy. It was an economically and strategically important bridge in the era of the Roman Empire and was the site of the famous Battle of Milvian Bridge.

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