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#359 – A History of the Catholic Church – You have won, Galilean

Julian continues his attack on the Christian Church and Athanasius attempts to end the schism of the Church in Antioch, but neither gets what they hoped for as Meletius of Antioch resists Athanasius and Julian falls in battle.

Links:

Image of Icon of Saint Mercurius slaying Julian

Julian’s anti-Christian Against the Galilaeans

The 360 Council of Constantinople’s Tomus ad Antiochenos

Maps showing Julian’s war on the Sassanids

A different image of Saint Mercurius slaying Julian

H. C. Teitler, “Ammianus, Libanius, Chrysostomus and the Martyrs of Antioch”, Vigiliae Christianiae 67, (2013) pp. 263-288.

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#358 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Apostate

The death of Constantius II on the eve of civil war paves the way for the ascension of his cousin Julian to power and the restoration of the pagan emperors and the Church finds itself under imperial persecution once again.

Links:

Image of Coin of Julian by Classical Numismatic Group, Inc.

Julian’s laws against the Christians can be found here

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#358 – A History of the Catholic Church – The Apostate