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The Time of Greeks and Romans
2.10 Christianity and the end of the Roman Empire

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The Time of Greeks and Romans
2.10 Christianity and the end of the Roman Empire


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1. What sources do Christians use for the life and teachings of Jesus?

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2. Before the Roman Empire was Christianised, it had its own state religion. This religion was very different from Christianity. Mention two religious differences between Christianity and the religion of the Roman Empire.

Slide 3 - Open question

3. What did the Romans think Jesus meant to do?
What was their reaction?

Slide 4 - Open question

4.a. What is a different word for people that are not Jewish?

Slide 5 - Open question

4b. Why is the leader of the Roman Catholic Church also the bishop of Rome?

Slide 6 - Open question

4c. Explain how Saint Peter’s decision to allow gentile people to become Christian helped Christianity to grow from a small cult into a general religion.

Slide 7 - Open question

5. Why did the Romans not like Christians?

Slide 8 - Open question

6. Mention 2 things that changed in the Roman empire when Constantine was emperor.

Slide 9 - Open question

7. What is today's name of Constantinople?

Slide 10 - Quiz

8. Constantine became a Christian emperor. How did this help Christianity to grow?

Slide 11 - Open question

9a. What did Constantine make his soldiers do to their shields before the battle at Milvian Bridge in 312 AD?

Slide 12 - Open question

9b. Why was Constantine’s victory in 312 AD also a victory for Christianity?

Slide 13 - Open question

10. Why did Constantine move the capital from Rome to the new Constantinople?

Slide 14 - Open question

11. Why do historians consider the year 476 AD as the end of the Western Roman Empire?

Slide 15 - Open question

12. Which of the 4 causes of the fall of Rome (mentioned in the text) would you choose as the main reason that the Visigoths were able to conquer and sack Rome?

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13a. What type of source is source 2.9.9?
primary + written
primary + non-written
secondary + written
secondary + non-written

Slide 17 - Quiz

13b. Source 2.9.9 gives a description about the Huns.
This description is

Slide 18 - Quiz

13c. Explain your answer to question 13b.

Slide 19 - Open question


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