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Churches

Christian communities

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Apostles

Christian missionaries

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Mystery religion

Roman Empire religions that believed in mythical heroes

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Parish

Local church

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Presbyter

Church priest

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Diocese

Unit of church government made up of several parishes and headed by a bishop

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Bishop

Head of diocese

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Archbishop

Leading bishops

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Doctrine

Official church teaching

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Patriarchs

Five leading archbishops

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Heresy

False doctrine

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Inflation

Steady rise in prices

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Classical

Greek or roman

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Theology

Religious teachings

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Ethnic group

Large group of people having common traits/customs

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Clergy

Church officials

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Laity

Church members who aren't clergy

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Dowry

Wealth a woman brought with her when she got married

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Greek fire

Chemical mixture that ignited when it came into contact with fire

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Icons

Sacred pictures or images used in church worship