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date: 20 September 2019

Christians, persecution of, Persian Empire 

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The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Oktor SkjærvøOktor Skjærvø

Some form of Christian persecution is mentioned in a 3rd-century *inscription erected by the high priest *Kerdir (Kartir), who lists Christianity among foreign religions that he ‘smote’ and drove from the land under ... ...

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