- Sep 2015
Obviously not. If you re-read what i wrote, ie the last quote... '[it also attempted] to solidify Christianity as the official religion of the Empire, after it had been decriminalised under Galerius' rule and promoted under Constantine's.'It was also a collection of earlier laws which had been in force.
The edicts I cited from Theodosius are accepted to be part of his pogrom against non christians.
Christian persecution of paganism under Theodosius I - Wikipedia
Motive? Historical truth.
It is self-evident for anyone that can read. Psychology has stuff to say on the reading of a text. Your ideology has denied you the option open to everyone else: to accept simple, basic historical truth.