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Events

  • 250: First general persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire due to the victim Edict of Decius, that although Christianity does not prohibit, but it depreciates as a sect.
  • 250: The Franks are first mentioned in Roman historiography.
  • June 1st half 251: Battle of Abrittus, Emperor Decius falls in battle against the Goths; his successor will Trebonianus Gallus.
  • 257: Great persecution of Christians in Rome by Valerian.
  • 259 The Alamanni overcome a broad front the Upper Germanic Limes - Raetian whose crew was greatly reduced because of the internal conflict between Roman Emperor Gallienus and the usurper Postumus.
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