Flashcards in Chapter 8 Rome after Christ Deck (18):
Pontius Pilate was the Roman governor of
In what way were the "five good emperors" not good?
they persecuted Christians
What destroyed the Roman city of Pompeii?
How many eyewitnesses saw the resurrected Christ?
more than 500
What was the result of the Roman persecution of Christians?
Christianity continued to strengthen and grow
first Roman emperor to persecute Christians
captured Jerusalem and destroyed the Temple
selected his favorite horse to be a Roman senator
emperor during Jesus' crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension
began the most severe persecution
What edict announced a policy of toleration to all religions?
Edict of Milan
Who was the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire?
Who led the fierce Huns?
What city became the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire?
Byzantium or Constantinople
Constantine claimed he saw a _______ in the sky on which was written "Conquer by this."
Theodosius I divided the empire into _____ parts and allowed his sons to rule them.
Woden, Sunna, and Thor are among the best-remembered _________ gods.