TERRORISM has been around awhile...
How Europe was overrun by... Christians!


From: RENINA SPARKS
Christians complain a lot about the "persecutions" they allegedly
suffered in ancient Rome. Given that they were trying to destroy the
heathen spiritual values that had made Rome great in the first place,
it is not surprising that the heathens tried to defend themselves.

The Christian apologists also try to imply that heathenism somehow
just melted away before the Christian religion, as if the heathens
somehow saw "the error of their ways" and leapt to accept the
Christian god as soon as he was offered to them.

What the Christians don't like to remember is the very real
persecution they inflicted, as soon as they could, on heathens who
chose to retain the faith of their forebears.

Here is just a small sample of the atrocities that led to the
Christian destruction of heathen Europe:



Roman Empire

315 CE. Christianity becomes legal.

From now on Pagan temples are increasingly destroyed by Christian
mobs. Some famous temples that are ruined include the Sanctuary of
Ęsculapius, the Temple of Aphrodite in Lebanon, the Heliopolis, the
Temple of Serapis in Egypt, and many others. Christian priests such as
Cyril of Heliopolis and Mark of Arethusa become renowned as "temple
destroyers" .
Pagan priests are increasingly murdered, together with their
heathen congregations.

356 CE. Pagan services are punishable by death. The Christian Emperor
Theodosius even murders children caught playing with the remains of
heathen statues.
Pagan philosophers are cruelly murdered. Perhaps the most revered
heathen martyr is Hypatia of Alexandria, daughter of Theon the
mathematician. Urged on by St Cyril of Alexandria, a mob of Christian
fanatics dragged the world-famous philosopher from her chariot,
stripped her naked, hauled her to the church, and there murdered her
by scraping the flesh from her bones with sharp oyster shells. Her
mortal remains were then burned before the screaming Christian hordes.

The slaughter of the Saxons

c. 550 CE. Germanic beliefs are outlawed in the Frankish kingdom. All
heathen temples and symbols are ordered to be destroyed. Heathen
songs, dances and holidays forbidden under pain of extreme punishment.

719 CE. Frankish Christian missionaries ravage Frisia with fire and
sword.

January 774 CE. Charlemagne vows to convert the Saxons, or, failing
that, to wipe them out.

780 CE. Charlemagne decrees the death penalty for all who fail to be
baptised, who fail to keep Christian festivals, who cremate their
dead, who are hostile toward Christians, etc etc.

782 CE. 4,500 Saxon nobles are beheaded in one day at Verden on the
Aller for refusing to convert.

804 CE. The last heathen resistance in Saxony is put down. In thirty
years of genocide, from 774 to 804, two thirds of the Saxons have been
killed.

The British Isles

597 CE. The Augustinian mission arrives in Kent. Its aim is to convert
heathen kings, who will then force the new religion on their
followers. The situation is confusing, because kings seldom live to a
great age, and their successors often repudiate the alien faith.

616 CE. Athelfrith, heathen king of Northumbria, defeats a huge
Christian crusade at Chester.

617 CE. Athelfrith slain at battle of River Idle. His neurotic rival
Edwin becomes king, and is subsequently converted to Christianity,
forcing his subjects to give up their old faith.

653 CE. King Sigibert foists Christianity on heathen Essex.

654 CE. Penda of Mercia, the last great heathen Anglo-Saxon king, is
slain by Christians at the battle of Winwęd. Only Sussex and the Isle
of Wight hold out (for a short time) against Christianity.

Late 8th century onwards. Heathen Scandinavians settle all parts of
British Isles.

1066 CE onwards. William the Conquerer is still passing laws against
paganism. Its last redoubt, in practice if not in theory, is the
Border counties which form a buffer between England and Scotland.

1603 CE. James VI of Scotland becomes also James I of England. He
crushes the Borderers and destroys their separate culture.

Scandinavia

994 CE. Olaf Tryggvason adopts Christianity in exchange for accepting
a vast amount of protection money from the English. Through a brutal
campaign that tolerates no opposition he "converts" Norway to
Christianity. With Norway fall Shetland, the Orkneys and the Faroes.

c.1000 CE. Olaf holds prominent Icelandic pagans hostage and demands
that Iceland accept the new religion. Iceland falls.

After 1000 CE. On the death of Olaf Norway returns gladly to paganism.

1016 CE. Olaf the Stout, later called St Olaf, seizes the throne of
Norway. He murders, blinds and maims heathens. Heathen temples are
ruthlessly robbed and destroyed.

Twelfth century CE. The great temple at Uppsala in Sweden is destroyed
by Christian fanatics.

Elsewhere

It is impossible to estimate the numbers of Eastern Europeans murdered
by crusading Christians. The Teutonic Knights, for instance, conquered
heathen Prussia in 1226. All Prussians who refused to convert to
Christianity were murdered. The Lithuanians were a heathen tribe who
were attacked by the Teutonic Knights throughout the 13th century.
They held out successfully, with the help of religious refugees from
Prussia and Lettonia, until a monarchy emerged. King Mindaugas
betrayed the ancestral religion of his subjects in 1251, after which
Lithuania was forcibly converted to Christianity.
It is equally impossible to estimate the numbers of pagans
murdered in the New World by Christians. Columbus planted a cross
wherever he went, vowing to "do all the mischief that we can" to
natives who refused to convert. The Christians brought with them
skills of torture that had been refined on their own people in Europe
for hundreds of years.
One Indian chief, Hatuey, fled with his people but was captured
and burned alive. As "they were tying him to the stake a Franciscan
friar urged him to take Jesus to his heart so that his soul might go
to heaven, rather than descend into hell. Hatuey replied that if
heaven was where the Christians went, he would rather go to hell."
(Source: D. Stannard, American Holocaust, Oxford University Press
1992.)

That same sentiment must have been expressed time after time in Europe
in the period when Odinists were offered a choice between converting
to Christianity or being tortured, maimed and killed. The 4,500 Saxon
nobles callously slaughtered by the Christian fanatic Charlemagne on
one day in 782 must have had similar thoughts. The Norse Sagas record
occasions when Christians tortured entire Odinist families in the hope
of forcing parents to convert, thereby sparing their children further
pain. Sometimes the children were stronger than their parents, urging
them not to yield and thereby bring disgrace on their ancestors.

Conclusion

It is clear that Christianity prevailed over European heathenism
solely because Christians resorted to torture, murder, and other clear
breaches of the law that applied in those times, while the heathens
upheld the prevailing "rules of engagement" that they considered to be
honourable.
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