Maximinus

[Gaius Valerius Galerius Maximinus]
Also known as

  • Gaius Valerius Galerius Maximinus
  • Daja

Profile

Caesar of Syria and Egypt from 305 under his uncle Augustus Galerius. He persecuted the Christians in his part of the empire with great severity. In 312 he took advantage of the absence of Constantine and Licinius and captured Byzantium, but was subsequently defeated by Licinius, and committed suicide.

Born

  • with the name Daja

Died

  • committed suicide by taking poison in 313

Profiled Saints Martyred by Maximinus

    MLA Citation

    • “Maximinus”. New Catholic Dictionary. Saints.SQPN.com. 2 January 2011. Web. 21 November 2014. <http://saints.sqpn.com/maximinus/>