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got slain, almost slain, when, how,
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What was the
bloodiest battle, the battle with the least
casualties, who was the greatest military leader?
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Battle of the Milvian Bridge —
At the Battle of the Milvian
Bridge, also called Mulvian Bridge, which by the way crosses the
Constantine defeated Maxentius who drowned while
trying to escape.
With Maxentius out of the way,
Constantine was now the uncontested ruler in the West.
Legend has it that it was before this
battle that Constantine saw the cross in the sky and the instruction
In this sign conquer. Thus he painted the symbol on all the
shields of his men.
Something like this:
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LOCATION OF THE MILVIAN BRIDGE
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This map here also shows the location of the