402 Destruction of 8 Pagan Temples in Gaza under Saint Porphyrius

Submitted by RWMaster on Sun, 12/04/2016 - 12:12

 "Conversion to Christianity in Gaza was accelerated under Saint Porphyrius between 396 and 420. In 402, he ordered all eight of the city's pagan temples destroyed, [10] and four years later Empress Aelia Eudocia commissioned the construction of a church atop the ..."

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