Galerius and the will of Diocletian

by Bill Leadbetter

Publisher: Routledge in Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon, New York, NY

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Subjects:

  • Galerius, -- Emperor of Rome, -- ca. 260-313,
  • Diocletian, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 245-313 -- Influence,
  • Diocletian, -- Emperor of Rome, -- 245-313 -- Political and social views,
  • Constantine -- I, -- Emperor of Rome, -- d. 337,
  • Emperors -- Rome -- Biography,
  • Emperors -- Succession -- Rome,
  • Imperialism -- History -- To 1500,
  • Rome -- Politics and government -- 284-476,
  • Rome -- History -- Empire, 284-476,
  • Rome -- History, Military -- 30 B.C.-476 A.D

Edition Notes

StatementBill Leadbetter.
GenreBiography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDG314 .L43 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23687258M
ISBN 109780415404884
LC Control Number2009031764

On 1 May AD, Diocletian, as a result of a debilitating sickness taken in the winter of – AD, announced his resignation. In a parallel ceremony in Milan, Maximian did the same. Lactantius states that Galerius manipulated the weakened Diocletian into resigning, and forced him to accept Galerius' allies in the imperial succession. Galerius, Emperor of RomeThe emperor Galerius (c. A.D.) ruled over a disintegrating Roman Empire in the years just prior to its conversion to Christianity. The six-year period of his reign, from to , marked the last official persecution of Christians in the Roman world. Source for information on Galerius, Emperor of Rome: Encyclopedia of World Biography dictionary.   DIOCLETIAN AND THE TETRARCHY, Roger Rees, Edinburgh University Press Ltd, (). IN PRAISE OF LATER ROMAN EMPERORS (The Panegyrici Latini), C. E. V. Nixon and Barbara Saylor Rodgers, University of California Press, (). GALERIUS AND THE WILL OF DIOCLETIAN, William Lewis Leadbetter, Routledge, New York, (). Had Diocletian remained sole emperor, he would probably have allowed this toleration to continue undisturbed. It was his subordinate Galerius who first induced him to turn persecutor. These two rulers of the East, at a council held at Nicomedia in , resolved to suppress Christianity throughout the empire.

  Episode Link During the lull in persecution following the Conference of Carnuntum, the Meletian Schism breaks out in Egypt, while in Palestine controversy erupts over the theology of Origen of Alexandria. Nevertheless the Great Persecution is soon resumed as the Fifth Edict is issued in order to revitalize paganism and marginalize Christians from society.

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Galerius and the Will of Diocletian (Roman Imperial Biographies) William Lewis Leadbetter Drawing from a variety of sources - literary, visual, archaeological; papyri, inscriptions and coins – the author studies the nature of Diocletian’s imperial strategy, his wars, his religious views and his abdication.

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The Tenth Persecution, Under Diocletian, A.D. 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 hatred of Galerius, the adopted son of Diocletian, who, being stimulated by his mother, a bigoted pagan, never ceased persuading the emperor to enter upon the persecution, until he had.

Drawing from a variety of sources - literary, visual, archaeological; papyri, inscriptions and coins - the author studies the nature of Diocletian's imperial strategy, his wars, his religious views and his abdication.

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Recommended By. This book offers a fresh study of this period, critical in the transformation of the Roman world. Using the political and personal relationship between the great emperor, Diocletian, and Galerius, his junior colleague and successor, the book comes to some quite different conclusions about the nature of Diocletian\'s regime than previously accepted.

According to Lactantius, Diocletian and Galerius entered into an argument over what imperial policy towards Christians should be while at Nicomedia in Diocletian argued that forbidding Christians from the bureaucracy and military would be sufficient to appease.

A study of the emperor Galerius, presenting how he interacted with his co-emperor the great Diocletian and how their policies were developed. It argues that Diocletian's apparent reforms to the imerial office, with the invention of what is commonly called a 'tetrarchy', are inventions of modern historiography.

These include Diocletian’s own household staff and an entire congregation of Christians who were burned alive in the town of Phrygia. Fortunately for Christians, Diocletian, who was a far more able administrator than Galerius, retired in A.D.

Galerius (/ ɡ ə ˈ l ɛər i ə s /; Latin: Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus Augustus; circa – April or May ) was Roman emperor from to During his reign he campaigned, aided by Diocletian, against the Sassanid Empire, sacking their capital Ctesiphon in He also campaigned across the Danube against the Carpi, defeating them in and Although he was a staunch Burial: Serdica or Felix Romuliana (Gamzigrad).

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Reeves (PhD Cambridge) is Assistant Professor of Historical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Twitter: Galerius, who succeeded Diocletian as augustus incontinued the persecution until Life.

Diocletian’s biography has been obscured by legends, rhetoric, the dubiousness of documents, and the hostility of his adversaries. Little is known of his origins. His father was a scribe or the emancipated slave of a senator called Anullinus.