Considering the significance and the impact of the Edict of Milan on the all-encompassing church, state and social life since the age of Constantine the Great until our time and itseverlasting value and permanent actuality Nis City has declared the Year of 2013 the Official Year of Edict of Milan Anniversary Celebration. Events dedicated to the jubilee celebration will last throughout the year of 2013.

Constantine the Great (lat. Gaius Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus), was born in ancient city Naissus (modern Nis) in 274. AD. He is an important historical figure in the world and in Nis, well known not only as an emperor and wise military leader, but also as a great visionary and defender of Christianity.

The history of the world and of Christianity will forever remember him as the person who took Christianity from the catacombs and gladiator arenas and brought it to the light of day, paving the way for what is today one of the biggest world religions.

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