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Whether or not Nero blamed the Christians for the fire, he was responsible for

August 4 2017 at 5:05 AM
Tomas  (Login TomasSedlacek)


Response to Now considered spurious

persecuting the Christians in Rome, getting both Paul and Peter executed, as testified by second century Christian authors. So he is well known for having been the first Roman emperor who persecuted Christians.

 
    
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  1.   doubtful evidence - Wayne on Sep 1, 2017, 6:33 PM
    1. Catholic authors were writing of the persecution by Nero already around 195. - Tomas on Sep 2, 2017, 3:19 PM
      1. Nero died in year 68 so those Catholic authors weren't there - Wayne on Sep 11, 2017, 4:05 AM
        1. They heard from previous generations of Catholics, what happened. - Tomas on Sep 11, 2017, 4:23 PM
    2. It could be Nero, or it could be some other emperor - Deacon646 on Sep 6, 2017, 5:43 PM
     
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