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Christianity

The Ancient Christian Apologies

August 14, 2022

Through the apologies, the Christians tried to defend themselves as well as their faith. And yet, they were hardly read by the pagans, kings or officials. They ended up becoming more as arguments that could be used and put forth by other fellow Christians when they, too, felt under attack. […]

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The Roman Perception of Christians and Their Religion

August 13, 2022

Christians were rumoured to practice secret worship, performing grotesque rituals. Though there wasn’t any truth to these charges, it was common for one community to level them against another in a bid to disrepute them. […]

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Persecution of Christians by Pliny the Younger

August 2, 2022

The first recorded persecution against Christians for being Christian occurred in 112 CE, under Pliny the Younger’s rule. Pliny’s actions showed that having been a Christian was not a crime; being one was. […]

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Why Were the Early Christians Persecuted?

August 2, 2022

The first recorded persecution against Christians for being Christian occurred in 112 CE, under the Roman emperor Trajan. It was localized to the province of Bithynia-Pontus, whose governor was Pliny the Younger. […]

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The Persecution of Early Christians

August 2, 2022

Though Christianity was shown as being a hugely successful movement and a huge threat to the Roman Empire, it wasn’t true. The persecution of Christians was first heard of in 64 CE. […]

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Christianity

Jewish Opposition to Early Christianity

July 23, 2022

The Christians in the early years faced severe criticism for their beliefs. Most of the Christian narratives act as a polemic against the Jews, labeling them as murderers of God. […]

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