Edict of Toleration by Galerius

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Trilingual (Latin, Bulgarian, Greek) plaque with the Edict in front of the St. Sofia Church, Sofia, Bulgaria.

The Edict of Toleration by Galerius was issued in 311 in Nicomedia by the Roman emperor Galerius officially ending the Diocletian persecution of Christianity. [1]

Christianity was officially legalized in the Roman Empire two years later in 313 by Constantine in his Edict of Milan.

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  1. ^ Edward Gibbon (1 January 2008). The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Cosimo, Inc. pp. 132–. ISBN 978-1-60520-122-1.