I assume, that persecution is related to prosecution, but neither of them shows that link, but actually prosecution at least has a section on etymologie.

  • Distantly related I suppose. They're from separate Latin verbs – prōsequī and persequī – but, yes, both of those are ultimately from sequī ‎(to follow). Ƿidsiþ 08:32, 4 April 2010 (UTC)
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