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22 08, 2017

Who were the Nestorians? History of Christianity

By |2017-08-22T17:18:53-07:00August 22nd, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

A Nestorian cross on a tombstone from Kazakhstan (1300s AD) In 428 AD, when Pulcheria and Eudocia were running the Roman Empire, a bishop named Nestorius became the Patriarch of Constantinople. That's like being the Pope but for people [...]

21 08, 2017

Cyprian and the Decian Persecution – Christianity

By |2019-04-30T11:51:18-07:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

Sacrifice certificate on papyrus from Oxyrhynchus, in Egypt, dating to the Decian persecution (about 3 inches wide) Rome celebrates 1000 Years About 249 AD, the situation of the Christians took a sharp turn for the worse. The [...]