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21 08, 2017

Great Persecution – History of Christianity

By |2019-07-15T17:21:25-07:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

The Roman emperor Diocletian, who organized the Great Persecution of Christians. (This statue would have been painted and not white.) Diocletian's policies The Roman Emperor Diocletian came to power in 284 AD. Diocletian [...]

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 [...]