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*285 [[Anthony the Great]] flees to the desert to pursue a life of prayer.
*286 Martrydom of [[Maurice]] and the [[w:Theban Legion|Theban Legion]].
*ca.300 Bp. [[w:David of Basra|David of Basra]] undertook missionary work in India, among the earliest documented Christian missionaries in India.
*300 By this date, the Chrisitan population is about 6,200,000, or 10.5% of the population of the Roman Empire (based on population of 60 million).