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First great missionary of the Christian church

Paul the apostle

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Roman Emperor who made it a crime to be a Christian

Nero

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An early Christian martyr who refused to blaspheme God

Polycarp

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Roman Emperor who gave Christians freedom to worship

Constantine

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First man to translate the entire Bible into English

Wycliffe

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A Bohemian burned at the stake for preaching that only Christ could forgive sin

Huss

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The man who invented the printing press

Gutenberg

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An armed man who fought other men in the Colosseum for sport

Gladiator

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Christians who were willing to give up their lives rather than denying the Lord

Martyrs

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Underground cemeteries beneath the city of Rome

Catacombs

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Huge outdoor arena in Rome

Colosseum

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Tribes that invaded Rome

Visigoths and Vandals

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A special court set up to try and punish heretics

The Inquisition

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The head of the Roman Catholic Church

The pope

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New capital of the eastern Roman empire built by Constantine

Constantinople

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The land owned by a lord during the Middle Ages

Manor

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Trained warriors who promised to help the Lord by his enemies

Knights

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The efforts to recapture Jerusalem from the Turks

The Crusades

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The event that began the Middle Ages

The fall of Rome

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Men who lived in monasteries and copied Scriptures by hand

Monks

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A long trip taken for religious purposes

Pilgrimage

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The country where the Protestant Reformation began

Germany

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People who worked the Lord's land

Peasants

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Most important invention in history of the world

The printing press

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The Ninety-Five Theses was nailed to the church door by this man

Martin Luther

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The largest country in the world

Russia

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World's largest lake

Caspian Sea

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Highest mountain in the Alps

Monte Blanc

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The only continent with no large desert

Europe

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Europe's most important inland waterway

The Rhine River