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14 09, 2017

Who were the Sassanians? Iran – West Asian history

By |2018-04-15T12:09:26-07:00September 14th, 2017|History, West Asia|0 Comments

Ardashir, the first ruler of the Sassanians Rulers of the Parthian Empire In 211 AD, a group of Iranians called the Sassanians (the descendants of Sassan) took over control of the Parthian Empire from [...]

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

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 [...]