Galerius

Monarch

0260 – 0311

71

Who was Galerius?

Galerius, was Roman Emperor from 305 to 311. During his reign he campaigned, aided by Diocletian, against the Sassanid Empire, sacking their capital Ctesiphon in 299. He also campaigned across the Danube against the Carpi, defeating them in 297 and 300. Although he was a staunch opponent of Christianity, Galerius ended the Diocletianic Persecution when he issued an edict of toleration in 311.

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Born
0260
Gamzigrad
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Children
Religion
  • Paganism
Died
May 5, 0311
Sofia

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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