Pagans and Christians New YorkChapter Borgehammar, Stephan. Constantine ruled as a despot, surrounded by Oriental pomp. A man named Maxentius declared himself Emperor. Maxentius mocked the portrait's subject as the son of a harlot and lamented his own powerlessness.
Cambridge, Mass. While serving under Galerius he fought the Persians in During the height of Constantine's reign there were bishops.
The new ideology expressed in the speech made Galerius and Maximian irrelevant to Constantine's right to rule.