THIS IS THE SEVENTEENTH IN A SERIES OF TEACHING LETTERS. With this lesson, we shall continue with the much neglected and ignored story of the Zerah branch of Judah. I started this phase of the Zerah-Judah narration with lesson #13. You will need lessons #13 through 16 to comprehend the entire story that has been introduced thus far. In the last two lessons we have been considering the Roman emperor Constantine the Great, and how he fits into history. I was hoping to complete the account of Constantine with the last lesson, but there remain some very important, momentous facts about him that demand our very keen and avid attention! I believe, once these astounding, true realities are contemplated, you will never ever look on Constantine in the same manner again.
Now Continuing The Topic:
JUST WHO IS THIS PATRIARCH, JUDAH? (Part 17)
CONSTANTINE’S ACTIONS HAD FAR-REACHING EFFECTS IN BABYLON
As a consequence of the first Ecumenical or General Council of Nicaea (A.D. 325) Constantine’s actions were experienced for the better in Babylon. For this portion of the account of Constantine, we will go to The Story Of Civilization, Part (volume) 1, “Our Oriental Heritage”, by Will Durant, pages 245-246 (First Durant quotes the historian Herodotus as follows.):