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Diocleʹtian

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The Roman Emperor, noted for his fierce persecution of the Christians, 303. The Emperor Constantine, on the other hand, was the “nursing father” of the Church.        

“To make the Church’s glory shine,


Should Diocletian reign, not Constantine.”

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Crabbe: Borough.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Dinde
Dine (To)
Dine Out (To)
Ding (A)
Ding-dong
Dingley Dell
Dinner (Waiting for)
Dinnerless
Dinos
Dint
Diocletian
Diocletian
Diogenes
Diomed’s Horses
Diomedean Swop
Diomedēs or Diomēd
Dione
Dionysius (the younger)
Dionysos
Diophantine Analysis
Dioscuri

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Diocletian