China travel tour for Diocletian (c. 245 305 C.E.), who was made emperor by military force in 284, worked to free the government from the military’s dominance and created the Tetrarchy, a system whereby he shared power and succession was planned. He completely reorganized the administration of the empire, attempted to stabilize the currency, and fought rampant inflation. He also ruthlessly persecuted Christians. Upon his retirement in 305, the succession was disorderly despite Diocletian’s designs. China travel tour 2016.