370 Persecution of Gentiles throughout the Eastern Empire

Submitted by RWMaster on Fri, 12/09/2016 - 10:55

Emperor Valens orders a tremendous c. In Antioch, among many other Pagans, the ex-governor Fidustius and the priests Hilarius and Patricius are executed. Tons of books are burnt in the city-squares of the Eastern Empire. All friends of Julianus are persecuted (Orebasius, Sallustius, Pegasius etc.), the philosopher Simonides is burned alive and the philosopher Maximus is decapitated.

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