Persecution


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Persecution

Albigenses
medieval sect suppressed by a crusade, wars, and the Inquisition. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 53]
Camisards
uprising of Protestant peasantry after the revocation of Edict of Nantes in 1685 was brutally suppressed by the royal army. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 434]
Huguenots Protestants
of France, much persecuted from the 16th century onward. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 1285]
Quo Vadis
novel of Rome under Nero, describing the imprisonment, crucifixion, and burning of Christians. [Pol. Lit.: Magill I, 797]
Spanish Inquisition
harsh tribunal established in 1478 to dispose of heretics, Protestants, and Jews. [Eur. Hist.: Collier’s, X, 259]
References in classic literature ?
I come, the messenger of glad tidings, for the day of persecution is overpast.
But the course of her unearthly eloquence soon led her to the persecutions of her sect, and from thence the step was short to her own peculiar sorrows.
considers to be instigators of religious persecution.
Gary Alejano called the sedition and other complaints filed by a Philippine National Police (PNP) unit against the opposition and other personalities as 'political persecution.'
Add the formal state repression of Christianity in places like China, North Korea and even Pakistan and one sees a clear and unmistakable pattern of modern day persecution.
POLITICAL correctness has contributed to the failure to address the persecution of Christians around the world, Jeremy Hunt has claimed, as a report warned the situation was close to meeting the definition of genocide.
Addis Ababa: Pervasive persecution of Christians, sometimes amounting to genocide, is ongoing in parts of the Middle East, and has prompted an exodus in the past two decades, according to a report commissioned by the British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt.
The reality of many Christians are fears of death and persecution even on Easter.
WALKERS and ramblers on moors above the Holme Valley are being encouraged to report suspected wildlife persecution.
In the midst of the Christmas season in the Christian world, there are very disturbing reports that the persecution of Christians all over the world is increasing.
immigration board's finding that the man had failed to prove he'd suffered persecution.