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Emperor of Rome who stopped the persecution of Christians and in 324 made Christianity the official religion of the empire; in 330 he moved his capital from Rome to Byzantium and renamed it Constantinople (280-337) Constantine , Constantine I , Constantine the Great , Flavius Valerius Constantinus
(medieval Spain) a Jew or Moor who converted to Christianity (especially those who professed conversion in order to avoid persecution but continued to practice their religion secretly) Converso , Marrano
Emperor of Rome who was proclaimed emperor against his will; his reign was notable for his severe persecution of Christians (201-251) Decius
Roman Emperor who when faced with military problems decided in 286 to divide the empire between himself in the east and Maximian in the west; he initiated the last persecution of the Christians in 303 (245-313) Diocletian , Gaius Aurelius Valerius Diocletian
British physicist who was born in Germany and fled Nazi persecution; in the 1940s he passed secret information to the USSR about the development of the atom bomb in the United States (1911-1988) Emil Klaus Julius Fuchs , Fuchs , Klaus Fuchs
conspiracy in 1605 in England to blow up James I and the Houses of Parliament to avenge the persecution of Catholics in England; led by Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot
Communists and sympathizers, persecution of suspected McCarthyism , witch hunt
mental disorder characterized by delusions of grandeur and persecution paranoia
persecution complex paranoia
delusions of grandeur or persecution paranoia
psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur paranoia
form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions (of persecution or grandeur or jealousy); symptoms may include anger and anxiety and aloofness and doubts about gender identity; unlike other types of schizophrenia the patients are usually presentable and paranoic type schizophrenia , paranoid schizophrenia , paraphrenia , paraphrenic schizophrenia
organized persecution of a minority group pogrom
organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews) pogrom
accusation and persecution witch-hunt
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