Apr. 22, 404

Law issued by Arcadius and Honorius [Present-day Italy]: “We decree that Jews and Samaritans, who are deluding themselves with the privileges of imperial executive office, are to be deprived of all military and court rank.”  [Editor’s note: Author’s footnote dates this law in 404 as Theodosian Code 16.8.16]
“The Persecution of the Jews in the Roman Empire (300-428).” James Everett Seaver. 1952, Page 58; Accessed online 8/2/2011