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The Constantine Statue is a nice touch by the people of York. The bronze statue was erected in 1998, a few .... years .... after the Roman Emperor had come and gone! It is situated outside York Minster. The reason the statue of a Roman...More
great piece of history next to york minster. can you believe this was this was the last roman leader to leave Britian. he pulled out the roman army and left Britain to fend for itself against the vikings etc.
The Constantine statue is located in the Minster yard right next to the Roman Column. The soldiers of York unanimously proclaimed him to be their leader and this is how he has become an emperor and the successor of his father. He was the first...More
I love history and this is a good place to start talking to people about it.
I happened to point it out to some friends who asked me about it and a local tour guide standing near by started telling us about Constantine and Roman...More
This is a superb statue located by the fantastic York Minster.
It's a really good statue and shows Constantine with sword in hand reposing on a chair,it's a great statue to a very important Roman Emperor.
Constantine was proclaimed emperor in this area in 306...More
The information plaque states that near this spot (not sure how they know?) Constantine was proclaimed Emporer in AD 306. One of his important achievements was establishing the religious foundations of Western Christendom - so a fitting place for his statue with Minster as a...More
Emperor Constantine was a very important ruler,there is a lot of history surrounding him.
This statue of him is well crafted.
You can see it when you visit the York Minster.
If one is interested in history, look up the internet as there is a...More