https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diocletianic_Persecution

The Diocletianic or Great Persecution was the last and most severe persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire. In 303, the Emperors Diocletian, Maximian, ...

https://www.britannica.com/biography/Diocletian

Apr 2, 2019 ... Diocletian: Diocletian, Roman emperor (284–305 CE) who restored ... His reign is also noted for the last great persecution of the Christians.

https://www.christianity.com/church/church-history/timeline/1-300/yield-or-suffer-said-diocletian-11629633.html

Who was Emperor Diocletian? Diocletian, born Diocles, was a Roman emperor from 284 to 305. Born to a family of low status in Dalmatia, Diocletian rose ...

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Under the Roman emperors, commonly called the Era of the Martyrs, was occasioned partly by the increasing number and luxury of the Christians, and the  ...

http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05007b.htm

Roman Emperor and persecutor of the Church, b. of parents who had been ... held at Nicomedia in 302, resolved to suppress Christianity throughout the empire.

https://www.christian-history.org/diocletian.html

Coin with inscription of the emperor Diocletian; photograph used with permission ... Though it's popular to believe that Christians were always being persecuted ...

https://www.ancient.eu/Diocletian/

Feb 2, 2014 ... Diocletian wanted stability and that meant a return to the more traditional gods of Rome, but Christianity prevented this. To most of the emperors ...

https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/romans/christianityromanempire_article_01.shtml

Feb 17, 2011 ... Christians were first - and horribly - persecuted by the emperor Nero . .... from the so-called 'Great Persecution' under the emperor Diocletian at ...

http://penelope.uchicago.edu/~grout/encyclopaedia_romana/hispania/diocletian.html

Diocletian and the Christian Persecution ... Christians again were permitted to build their churches, if only they would pray for the recovery of the dying emperor.

https://www.intellectualtakeout.org/article/diocletians-great-persecution-christians-how-it-began

Sep 14, 2017 ... Yet prior to the rise of Emperor Diocletian (244 A.D. - 311 A.D.), Christians had lived relatively free of state persecution for many decades, ...