Lesson 6 ( The Rise of Chrisianity)
Lesson 6 ( The Rise of Chrisianity) Hist 150
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Lesson 6 The Rise of Christianity Christianity can be traced back to the reign of Tiberius Emerged around Judea in the Roman Empire Procurator Chief financial of cer Relationships between Christianity and Rome 0 Very complex 0 Common Languages 0 Protection At first Romans were Polytheistic in their religious views 0 After death of Emperor the Senate would vote to recognize the emperor as a new deity Unified Empire Helped spread of religion Persecution of Christians started out localized and shortlived Diocletian Emperor who ordered the persecution of all Christians 0 Many Roman citizens viewed this as an opportunity to proved their loyalty and citizenship o Christians saw it as treason against their religion to worship other gods as ordered by Diocletian Saint Julitta Christian Martyr who was boiled alive and dismembered Constantine 1St Roman Emperor to be converted to Christianity 312 0 Shut down persecution of Christians 0 Grants Edict of Milan Granted religious toleration to Christians Population grows immensely during this time 40350 Christianity eventually becomes the official religion of the Roman Empire 0 Theodosius Made Christianity a state religion 0 Made the worship of other Gods illegal 0 Old temples shut down and reopened as Christian places of worship Famous example Pantheon o Shuts down famous religious festival for honoring the Gods The Olympics 476 Christianity starts to Emerge as a world religion for next 1000 yea rs Christianity 0 Organization looked towards Rome itself Modeled Rome s sense of order 0 Used towns and cities to organize religion 0 People elected as quotBis hops in towns or cities to oversee the religious aspects of the area Peter 1St Bishop of Roman and original leader of Christianity quotPatriarchsquot AD 500 aka quotbis hops Oversaw larger cities such as 1 Rome 2 Antioch 3 Alexandria 4 Constantinople 5 Jerusalem Strongest location for Christianity Canon of Sacred Writings Collection of writings that illustrated the closest interpretations of the teachings of Jesus 0 Book of Revelations most controversial Codex bound manuscript version of the book production 0 More durable o Easily accessible Saint Jerome 340420 Translated the Bible into Latin to a more definitive translation 0 Creator of the Vulgate Bible
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