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From a Christian standpoint, Diocletian was important because he instigated the last Great Persecution of the Christians.

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What is diocletion?

Diocletian was a Roman emperor, best known for his dividing the empire, thinking it would be easier to rule. He is the only Roman emperor to retire and live out his life away from politics, they say growing cabbages.


Who were the largest supporters of the Crusades?

The Franks of France and he holy roman Christians


In 313 CE Constantine the Great issued the Edict of Milan. What effect did this law have?

It promoted the spread of Christianity across the Roman Empire by allowing people to worship freely. -APEX


Who were non-Christians in the Roman Empire?

Most people who lived in the Roman Empire were non-Christians until the Empire itself became Christian (and even then, there were many non-Christians). Most people who lived in the Roman Empire were polytheists (especially the Romans; remember, the Romans conquered many other peoples), though not all believed in the same gods. Others were Jews or had other religious beliefs. There were basically no atheists.Another answerNon-Christians were called pagans.


Who united the Roman empire moved the capital from Rome to Byzantium and he stopped the persecution of Christians?

Relevant answers:Who moved the capital of the Romans Empire from Rome to Byzantium?Constantine. Read MoreWho moved to capital of the Roman Empire from Rome to Byzantium?Easy! Constantine obviously move the capital. Come on a 5th grader knows this! seriously - Constantius, retard. - Read MoreWho moved the capital of the roman empire from rome to byzantium?Constantine Read MoreWhat roman empire stopped the persecution of Christians?The roman emperor ConstantineThe Roman emperor Galerius was the first to pass a law that the Christians were not to be persecuted. Constantine the great was the first Christian emperor. Read MoreWho moved the capital of the roman empire to Byzantium?Canstantine moved the capital of the Roman Empire to Byzantium. =) Read MoreAll already answered on the site.

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Do Christians use a rosery?

Not all Christians use a rosary but many Roman Catholic Christians do.


Why are Bethlehem and Rome important to Christians?

In Bethlehem, Christians can pray and focus their attention on the birth of Jesus Christ. This is the incarnation - the belief that Jesus is God made flesh. The experience of being in the place where the incarnation is believed to have happened can have huge spiritual importance for Christians. Religion was very important to the Romans. Within the Roman Empire, Christianity was banned and Christians were punished for many years. Feeding Christians to the lions was seen as entertainment in Ancient Rome.


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Who was Theodosius and why was he important?

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