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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Nick keeps coming across the Dacian Draco, the sign of his ancient enemy Galerius, including a tattoo worn by a human thug.
During the persecution of Emperors Galerius and Diocletian, her husband was martyred.
Caption: Figure 5: SEM analysis in charcoal of a Roman mortar from Galerius Palace (4th century AD).
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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?
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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.The Facebook page of the Syrian presidency posted a picture of Assad -- who has rarely appeared in public since the uprising began -- standing next to a Christian priest.
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.