who legalized christianity in rome

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  • Which Roman Emperor outlawed Christianity?

  • The first persecution of Christians organised by the Roman government took place under the emperor Nero in 64 AD after the Great Fire of Rome. The Edict of Serdica was issued in 311 by the Roman emperor Galerius, officially ending the Diocletianic persecution of Christianity in the East.

  • Who outlawed the persecution of Christians in Rome?

  • The first persecution of Christians organised by the Roman government took place under the emperor Nero in 64 AD after the Great Fire of Rome. The Edict of Serdica , issued in 311 by the Roman emperor Galerius, officially ended the Diocletianic persecution of Christianity in the East.

  • Why did Rome accept Christianity?

  • Romans accepted Christianity as a religion because their Emperor accepted and patronized it. The acceptance of the Christianity by the emperor had not ended the pagan worship. Christianity made no social distinctions. Everybody was free to accept it. Common people found it more pleasing than the pagan worship.

  • Who made Christianity the official religion of Rome?

  • Christianity was made the official religion of the Roman Empire in 380 by Emperor Theodosius I, allowing it to spread further and eventually wholly replace Mithraism in the Roman Empire.