« Fulgentius (4) Ferrandus, disciple and companion of Ruspe Fundanus (1) Minueius, proconsul of Asia Galenus, physician »

Fundanus (1) Minueius, proconsul of Asia

Fundanus (1) Minucius, proconsul of Asia in the reign of Hadrian. He received the imperial instructions applied for by his predecessor Granianus as to how Christians were to be dealt with (Justin. Mart. Apol. i. § 69; Eus. H. E. iv. 9). [HADRIANUS (1).] This rescript seems to shew that a Christian was not to be tried merely for being a Christian, but only for some definite breach of the law. As this might be due to principles, Christianity would remain still punishable, but only in overt act.

[C.H.]

« Fulgentius (4) Ferrandus, disciple and companion of Ruspe Fundanus (1) Minueius, proconsul of Asia Galenus, physician »
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