Revival of paganism

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Historical Context Note

The emperor Julian (nicknamed the Apostate) was devoted to re-establish pagan religious practice in the empire and took measures to diminish the social privileges of Christians, though he did not persecute them.

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Citation:
Bouchard, Elsa. "Revival of paganism". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2010
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