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Christian Persecution under Valerian 0

Christian Persecution under Valerian

Associated Locations: Rome Associated Dates: April, 257 – Oct. 260 – Reign Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Began under Valerian, in the month of...

John Calas 0

John Calas

Associated Locations: Toulouse, France Associated Dates: 1761 – Martyred Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. We pass over many other individual maretyrdoms to insert that of...

Christian Persecution under Domitian 0

Christian Persecution under Domitian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The emperor Domitian, who was naturally inclined to cruelty, first slew his brother, and then raised the second persecution against...

Christian Persecution under Aurelian 0

Christian Persecution under Aurelian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The principal sufferers were: Felix, bishop of Rome. This prelate was advanced to the Roman see in 274. He...

Christian Persecution in China 0

Christian Persecution in China

“While the Chinese constitution guarantees freedom of religion, it protects only what are considered “normal” religious activities. Religious groups and individuals thought to pose a threat to national security or social harmony face severe...

Dr. Constantine 0

Dr. Constantine

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Dr. Constantine, an intimate acquaintance of the already mentioned Dr. Aegidio, was a man of uncommon natural abilities and...

Christian Persecution under Decius 0

Christian Persecution under Decius

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. This was occasioned partly by the hatred he bore to his predecessor Philip, who was deemed a Christian and was...

Christian Persecution under Severus 0

Christian Persecution under Severus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Severus, having been recovered from a severe fit of sickness by a Christian, became a great favorer of the Christians...

Dr. Aegidio 0

Dr. Aegidio

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Dr. Aegidio was educated at the university of Alcala, where he took his several degrees, and particularly applied himself...

Christian Persecution under Diocletian 0

Christian Persecution under Diocletian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Under the Roman emperors, commonly called the Era of the Martyrs, was occasioned partly by the increasing number and...

Christian Persecution under Trajan and Adrian 0

Christian Persecution under Trajan and Adrian

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. In the third persecution Pliny the Second, a man learned and famous, seeing the lamentable slaughter of Christians, and moved...

John Foxe 0

John Foxe

John Foxe Born 1516 Boston, Lincolnshire, England Died 1587 London, England Occupation Clergyman, author Mary F. Smith Religion Puritanism/td> Associated Locations: Boston, Lincolnshire, England – Birthplace Associated Dates: 1516 – Born Foxe’s Book of...

Catholic Persecution in Italy 0

Catholic Persecution in Italy

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. We shall now enter on an account of the persecutions in Italy, a country which has been, and still is,...

Christian Persecution under Marcus Aurelius Antoninus 0

Christian Persecution under Marcus Aurelius Antoninus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Marcus Aurelius, followed about the year of our Lord 161, a man of nature more stern and severe; and, although...

Christian Persecution in Persia 0

Christian Persecution in Persia

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. The Gospel having spread itself into Persia, the pagan priests, who worshipped the sun, were greatly alarmed, and dreaded the...

Christian Persecution under Maximinus 0

Christian Persecution under Maximinus

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. A.D. 235, was in the time of Maximinus. In Cappadocia, the president, Seremianus, did all he could to exterminate the...

Christian Persecution under Nero 0

Christian Persecution under Nero

Life Sketch from Foxes Book of Martyrs Taken from the book Foxes Book of Martyrs. Christ our Savior, in the Gospel of St. Matthew, hearing the confession of Simon Peter, who, first of all other,...