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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Gaius Valerius Galerius Maximinus

Born with the name Daja. Caesar of Syria and Egypt from the year 305 under his uncle Augustus Galerius. He persecuted the Christians in his part of the empire with great severity. In 312 he took advantage of the absence of Constantine and Licinius and captured Byzantium, but was subsequently defeated by Licinius and died by taking poison in 313.

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Entry for 'Gaius Valerius Galerius Maximinus'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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