History Of The True Cross ( Legenda Della Vera Croce ) : The Victory Of Constant ...
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Description: History of the True cross ( Legenda della Vera Croce ) : the victory of Constantine , Detail . Battle between the Emperors Constantine I ( 272 337 ) and Maxence ( reign from 306 to : 312 ) . While the right of the fresco Constantine is represented in the guise of John VIII Palaeologus ( 1392 1448 ) , Byzantine emperor of the contemporary artist . This episode refers to a contemporary event : Pius II project at the time a crusade against the Turks . Any attempts at reconciliation have failed between the two churches , the Pope rallied all Christians cons the Turkish infidels . Fresco by Pietro di Benedetto dei Franceschi / Piero della Francesca ( 1420 1492 ) . Bacci Chapel 1452 1464 ( Maggiore ) of the Basilica San Francesco , Arezzo .