Constantine steals the treasures and statues of the Pagan Temples in Greece to decorate Nova Roma (Constantinople), the new capital of his Empire.
Emperor Theodosius orders the Praetorian Prefect, Maternus Cynegius (a dedicated Christian), to cooperate with the local bishops and destroy the Temples of the Gentiles in Northern Greece and Asia Minor.
"It was then, in AD 386, that Libanius made an impassioned plea that Theodosius preserve the pagan temples. Four years earlier, the emperor had decreed (CTh.
Emperor Theodosius outlaws (16th June) the care of sacked Pagan Temples
John Chrysostom collects funds from rich christian women to financially support the demolition of the Hellenic Temples. In Ephessus, he orders the destruction of the famous Temple of Goddess Artemis.
In Salamis, Cyprus, "Saints" Epiphanius and Eutychius continue persecutions of the Gentiles and the total destruction of their Temples and sanctuaries.
""... a band of Syrian monks under the fanatic Barsauma conducted a series of pogroms against Jewish Palestine, burning synagogues and entire villages." [Johnson, 1987, 165]"
"Porphyry, bishop of Gaza, received imperial help to ransack and burn pagan temples in Gaza. [Freeman, 2009, 144]"