Galerius


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Galerius

(ɡəˈlɛərɪəs)
n
(Biography) full name Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus. ?250–311 ad, Eastern Roman Emperor (305–311): noted for his persecution of Christians
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During the persecution of Emperors Galerius and Diocletian, her husband was martyred.
t]he wife of Gaius Galerius, prefect of Egypt 16-31 CE.
Could not Sol Deus Invictus ["invincible sun-god"], to whom even Constantine dedicated his coins for a long time, or Sol Mithras Deus Invictus, venerated by Diocletian and Galerius, become the supreme god of the empire?
By the failure of Nerse from Galerius in 298 AD, under the command of Arab Bedouin tribes of southern Mesopotamia (Hira rulers--Molouk Al Munther) tried in the Sassanid weakness period, along the borders of that Empire to rely more on their own resources.
Even two years earlier, he says, Galerius, co-emperor with Licinius, had ended the persecution of Christians, saying the policy did not make Christians return to the old gods, and it was better for them to worship Christian gods than no gods at all.
311, shortly before his death, Roman Emperor Galerius issued his Edict of Toleration ending persecution of Christians.
It is dedicated to two Roman Christian soldiers who were killed by Emperor Galerius because of their faith.
Only the day before we met our intrepid hiker we had visited Felix Romuliana, the imperial palace of the Roman Emperor Galerius, a stunning example of court architecture dating to the 3rd and 4th centuries.
The lexicon of restoration used by Galerius in his edict is the same as I have pointed out in Lactantius for Constantine, and can only be explained with the juridical situation created by Gallien: if Galerius allows <<Christians to exist again>> (ut denuo sint Christiani, ap.
Yet the last and greatest Roman persecutions, associated with the reign of Diocletian, were probably instigated mostly by his co-regent, Galerius.
But it's rich in history too, from the prison-fortress white tower on the waterfront to the arch of Galerius, the Roman emperor who defeated the Persians, to the Byzantine city walls.