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Decius

(Caius Messius Quintus Decius) (dē`shəs), 201–51, Roman emperor (249–51), b. Pannonia. He was sent by PhilipPhilip
or Philip the Arabian
(Marcus Julius Philippus), 204?–249, Roman emperor (244–49). He served under Gordian III against the Persians, instigated the assassination of the emperor, and concluded a peace with Persia.
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 (Philip the Arabian) to quell a mutiny, but when the soldiers hailed him as emperor, he marched at their head, defeated and killed Philip near Verona, and accepted the title of emperor, adding Trajan (Traianus) to his name. He undertook to rebuild the state, and in an effort to revive the state religion he persecuted the Christians vigorously. He was killed in the attempt to repel an invasion of the Goths into Moesia and was succeeded by GallusGallus
(Caius Vibius Trebonianus Gallus) , d. 253 or 254, Roman emperor after 251. He fought in the eastern campaign that proved fatal to Decius. Gallus became emperor and accepted Hostilianus, Decius' son, as his colleague, or nominal coruler.
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50) Their flatteries, bowing and scraping before Pilate, seem to anticipate Shakespeare's Decius Brutus.
Albeit persuaded by Decius to go to the Senate despite his wife's ominous dreams (4.
Also, Saint Agatha of Catania in Sicily, who died as a martyr in the year 251 at the time of the Emperor Decius, is considered a patron of transplantation.
Fabian was said to have served for 15 years "before being martyred during the persecution by Emperor Decius.
Au livre X, 28, 15, l'historien rapporte le comportement hero'ique de Decius fils en 295 a Sentinum, qui, lors du combat contre les Samnites, appuyes par les Gaulois et les Etrusques, decide de se devouer pour la communaute a laquelle il appartient afin de garantir le succes romain.
Koch-Schulte discusses the performance choices of Ben Walden, in his portrayal of Decius in Julius Caesar, who falsely interprets Calpurnia's ominous dream (2.
He writes that the city is known as Decius Augustus City because of the abundance of ships which transfer the pearl and spices between Iran and India.
Then, assuming the role of a persuader, Decius tries to talk him into going out with the aid of proximal modals:
Decius Valmorbida, the VP of distribution marketing at Amadeus, pointed out that merchandising products and services was a priority for airlines in order to differentiate their offer, meet the personalisation needs of their customers and optimise their revenues.
Some emperors waged war on Christians, describing them as traitors and conspirators, like Nero, the fifth Roman emperor, who accused Christians of burning Rome, and Decius, who ruled from 249 CE to 251 CE and ordered the killing of Christians as a sacrifice to the gods to stop the fatal epidemic of the plague that blighted his empire.
The melody by the name of Allein Gott in der hoh sei Ehr (for the hymn "All Glory be to God on High") was not a new tune but is reworking by Nicolas Decius of an older chant melody for the "Gloria in excelsis.