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This designation, it is claimed, is nothing more than an attempt to "remove Christ from the calendar" in keeping with the "subversive" effects of political correctness.

Coin type data are made available with an Open Database License. A., Coins of the Roman Republic in the British Museum: volumes 1 and 2.

All images are copyright of their respective institutions.

This was in part a response to advice Diocletian received at the oracle of Apollo at Didyma.

Previous to this, he had purportedly only advocated banning Christians from such things as the military and ruling body in hopes that would appease the gods.

Afterward, he switched to an escalating policy of persecution to try to get Christians to worship the Roman gods.

This began simply via seizing Christian’s property, destroying their homes, burning all Christian texts, etc.

This method of convincing people to worship the Roman gods ended up being an amazing failure and the persecution appears to have only continued after AD 305 in the Eastern half of the empire under Galerius and Maximinus.

Instead, they called their years after the two supreme magistrates, the consuls.

This project takes as its starting point the Roman Republican coins in the British Museum collection.

These are published in a dedicated online catalogue prepared in 2010:

Thursday's statement says the discovery was made in a western desert area known as Beir al-Shagala near the Dakhla oasis, southwest of Cairo The archaeological mission uncovered a range of artefacts, including the remains of a funerary mask, a set of pottery vessels, a clay incenses burner, a small sandstone sphinx and two ostraca, or ink-in-clay pottery shards.


 
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