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  • After his defeat of Valerian in A.D.
  • The date is usually put at the persecution of Valerian in 258.
  • The choice was left to the senate, who unanimously selected Valerian (afterwards emperor).
  • But Valerian, well aware of the dangers and difficulties attaching to the office at such a time, declined the responsibility.
  • It would almost have come to a rupture, since both parties held firmly to their standpoint, had not a new persecution arisen under the emperor Valerian, which threw all internal quarrels into the background in face of the common danger.

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