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Centuries: 3rd century - 4th century - 5th century
- Diocletian launched the last major persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire; Hierocles was said to have been the instigator of the fierce persecution of the Christians under Galerius.
- February 24 - Galerius, Roman Emperor, publishes his edict that begins the persecution of Christians in his portion of the Empire.
- Sassanid Shah Hormizd II succeeded Narseh.