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Cyprian and the Decian Persecution – Christianity

By |2018-04-24T15:50:52+00:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|

Sacrifice certificate on papyrus from Oxyrhynchus, in Egypt, dating to the Decian persecution (about 3 inches wide) About 249 AD, the situation of the Christians took a sharp turn for the worse. The year 247 AD marked 1000 years since the founding of the city of Rome: the Millennium. A lot of people were frightened and thought this might mean the end of [...]