Diocletian Persecution:

  • Persecution Chart – A chart showing the chronology of the Diocletian Persecution in each part of the empire.
  • Primary Sources – selections from early Christian writers and other sources which deal with the Diocletian persecution.


  • Tetrarchy Table – The succession of Roman rulers in the early fourth century is confusing, but this chart will hopefully make it more clear where and when who succeeded who.
  • Evolution of the Tetrarchy – An explanation of the succession of Roman Augusti and Caesari from Diocletian to Constantine.

Imperial Laws:

  • Imperial Laws and Letters – A list of imperial laws and letters from the years A.D. 313-431. Drawn from many ancient sources; based on Coleman-Norton’s Roman State and Christian Church.

Last updated: 7/24/07 AJW

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