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The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian

by Reinhard Selinger

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Published by Peter Lang Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • History,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Commentaries / Reference,
  • Decius, Gaius Messius Quintus,
  • Early church, ca. 30-600,
  • Emperor of Rome,,
  • Persecution

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11396632M
    ISBN 100820453811
    ISBN 109780820453811

    Panteleev, A. D. [Christian Persecutions and Imperial Cult according the Early Hagiographical Tradition]. Problemy istorii, filologii, kul'tury [Problems of History, Philology and Culture] 3. In the mid-third century, the Emperor Decius, when faced with upheaval from multiple sources including barbarians invading, economic instability and threats of assassination, realized that the gods needed to be worshipped with greater force. He issued an edict that required everyone in the empire to participate in the cultic act of sacrifice.

    You can write a book review and share your experiences. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Historically, Jerome places Paul as living during the persecutions of Decius and Valerian, 31 approximately, in the mid-third century. 32 We learn here, too, that while the persecutions were going on, Paul, “at about the age of sixteen, came into an inheritance and used his wealth to excel in education.” 33 I note this again to highlight.

    Decius had come to the throne at a particularly crucial time. Rome had just celebrated its one thousandth year of rule in , but the Goths had attacked Rome in Decius had forced the Goths out of the Danube provinces and in return had been hailed emperor . Christianity Through the Ages by Kenneth Scott Latourette Chapter 4: The Initial Five Centuries of Christianity. From one whose public career was no more than three years, who wrote no book, who seemingly gave little thought to a continuing organization, and who died in apparent frustration emerged a religion that captured one of the major centers of civilization, developed an organization.


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The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian. Reinhard Selinger’s short book (main text is 95pp.) has a circumscribed objective — to “focus on the character, content and implementation of the laws [sc. concerning Christians] issued by Decius and Valerian” (p). The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian Second revised edition Reinhard Selinger.

Book (Paperback) ISBN: Availability: Out of print Subjects: History and Political Science; The martyrs of Decius’ persecution – Valerian’s laws on the Christians.

The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian.

Author. Selinger, Reinhard. Publisher. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften. Publication Date.

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entire mid-third century. In the middle years of Valerian's reign, however, these various problems were multiplied on an unprecedented scale, and the empire entered into a period of acute crisis. This crisis precipitated the persecution begun by Valerian in The most critical development in this period was a flood of barbarian.

Rives, more plausibly, says ('Decree of Decius' [as in n. 1], ) that "an emperor who required univer- sal sacrifice in the mid-third century AD could hardly be oblivious of its implica- tions for Christians." 19 Potter Prophecy and History (as in n.

18), DECIUS AND VALERIAN be aware that they existed and dissented from polytheism. Duration and extent. Persecution of the early church had occurred sporadically and in localised areas since its beginning.

The first persecution of Christians organised by the Roman government took place under the emperor Nero in 64 AD after the Great Fire of Edict of Serdica was issued in by the Roman emperor Galerius, officially ending the Diocletianic persecution of. Early in the third century, the Emperor Severus ( AD) instituted the death penalty for any exclusive religion.

This included both Jews and Christians. The Emperor Decius ( to AD) insisted that everyone should make sacrifices to the Roman gods and goddesses. The Emperor Valerian ( – AD) made it illegal to be a Christian. Key Points During this Time After a long history of enduring sporadic persecutions, the mid-third century saw the first systematic persecution of Christianity in the Roman Empire The cult of the martyrs developed in the last half of the third century, strongly impacting corporate and personal spirituality Cyprian of Carthage engaged in a number of.

Hadrian’s rescript should be seen in the same light. Only with the third century came imperial support of persecutions. The persecutions under Maximinus Thrax, Decius, Valerian, Diocletian, and Galerius took place in more trying times and were encouraged by imperial decrees.

Mid-third Century Persecutions Of Decius And Valerian - by Reinhard Selinger The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian - May 4, by Reinhard Selinger Yesterday's Self: Nostalgia and the Immigrant Identity (Philosophy and the Global Context).

The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian (Frankfurt ) p [1] Historians must be cautious when reading through a historical tradition to locate its purpose, identify its shaping and consider its biases, we too must be careful to disassociate ourselves from our modern ‘Christian influenced’ perspective.

In the mid-third century Decius became the first emperor to demand, throughout the empire, proof of pagan sacrifice in the form of a libellus (certificate). [] His later successor, Valerian, similarly instigated a brief empire-wide persecution; but hostility then faded for.

I will wait a day or two before changing the article this way and give Jenhawk a chance to respond. Smeat7520 January (UTC). But I did go ahead and remove the outrageous characterisation of G.E.M. de Ste. Croix as an "Anti-Christian Marxist historian" and the utterly unnecessary quote that he "did not regard Christianity as a good thing.".

Selinger, The Mid-Third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian (Frankfurt am Main: P. Lang, ). Joyce E. Salisbury, The Blood of the Martyrs: Unintended Consequences of Ancient Violence (London; New York: Routledge, ).

Geoffrey de Ste. Croix, Christian Persecution, Martyrdom, and Orthodoxy, ed. Michael Whitby &. Orthodoxwiki Icon from St.

Cyprian of Carthage Orthodox Church, Richmond, Virginia, USA Hieromartyr Cyprian of Carthage was the leading bishop of the Church of Africa during the mid-third century. He was martyred during the persecution of emperor Valerian. His feast day is August The early life of Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus is largely unknown except that information from his writings.

Tradition says she was executed following her refusal to marry a Roman nobleman. Whether this took place during the furious mid-third-century persecutions of Christians ordered by the Emperors Decius, Gallus, or Valerian, or perhaps those of Diocletian at the very beginning of the fourth century, is uncertain.

Drake (H. A.) on Selinger's The Mid-third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian, Drinkwater (I F.) on Burnand's Primores Galliarum, Ebbeler (1) on Consolino's (ed.) Forme letterarie nella produzione latina di IV- V secolo, Ebbott's Imagining Illegitimacy in Classical Greek Literature, Eck and Heil's (edd.The whole episode of persecution from Valerian to Gallienus, Cyprian and Novationism is well covered ibid., On the principle of sacrifice by heads of families, see R.

Selinger, The Mid-third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian The Mid-third Century Persecutions of Decius and Valerian (Frankfurt am Main, ), Hieromartyr Cyprian of Carthage was the leading bishop of the Church of Africa during the mid-third century.

He was martyred during the persecution of emperor Valerian. His feast day is August Life. The early life of Thascius Caecilius Cyprianus is largely unknown except that information from his writings.

The date of his birth is unknown but is believed to be about in Carthage.