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1

how many years christians have sufferd frim the roman government

300

2

what did roman believed

existence of many gods

3

woshipped the emperor as

divine

4

forms of persecutions

throw to lions; target of archers
remove sin, cooked, dragged, beheaded

5

nero

54-68AD

6

christians were blamed for burning of rome

nero

7

rome burning how long

9 yrs

8

accused them of cannibalism

nero

9

domitian

81-96AD

10

pagan worship

domitian

11

christians accused of atheism state religion

domitian

12

marcus aurelius

161-180 AD

13

threat to the state

marcus aurelius

14

decius

249 AD

15

accused them of poisoning ancient roman morals

decius

16

deocletian

284-305

17

blamed them for barbaric invasion, famine, food, earthquake, plague, economic crisis

deocletian

18

gave her life for christ at 12

st agnes

19

was torn apart by wild beasts in rome

st ignatius of antioch

20

a fav soldier of diocletian, target of archers

st sebastian

21

died publicly before his people at carthage

bishop cyprian

22

roasted on a metal grid over live coals and died jesting

st lawrence

23

refers to the afflictions imposed on people by their own fellow beings wit the intention to injure distress or even kill

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