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Anulinus, the proconsul of Carthage, sent out Roman magistrates to gather up Christians. They come to a certain estate where all of those gathered claim to be Christians. The crowd is threatened with…

Date: 304 CE
Type of Persecution: Decapitation, Other
Nature of Conflict: Romans against Christians
Participants: Maxima, Donatilla, Secunda, Anulinus, Maximian

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At the beginning of her story, Thecla is 17 and engaged to a man by the name of Thamyris. Paul has just arrived in her city of Iconium, and she sits unwaveringly by her window listening to his…

Date: 46-48 CE
Type of Persecution: Burned at the Stake, Tortured by Animals, Other
Nature of Conflict: Romans against Christians
Participants: Thecla, Paul, Thamyris , Castellius, Alexander of Antioch, Tryphaena
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