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Rome Vocabulary

Rome vocab. flash cards definition.

Western Roman Empire the western portion of the Roman Empire after its division, a.d. 395, which became extinct a.d. 476.
Slavery the keeping of slaves as a practice or institution.
Decay to become decomposed; rot
Christianity the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches.
Baptize to immerse in water or sprinkle or pour water on in the Christian rite of baptism.
Jesus Also called Jesus Christ, Christ Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth. born 4? b.c., crucified a.d. 29?, the source of the Christian religion.
Disciple a person who is a pupil or an adherent of the doctrines of another; follower
Constantine a male given name.
Parable a short allegorical story designed to illustrate or teach some truth, religious principle, or moral lesson.
Judea the S region of ancient Palestine: existed under Persian, Greek, and Roman rule; divided between Israel and Jordan in 1948; since 1967 completely occupied by Israel.
Crucify to treat with gross injustice; persecute; torment; torture.
Prefect Roman Catholic Church .
Resurrect to raise from the dead; bring to life again.
New Testament the collection of the books of the Bible that were produced by the early Christian church, comprising the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Epistles, and the Revelation of St. John the Divine.
Blasphemy impious utterance or action concerning God or sacred things.
Gospels the teachings of Jesus and the apostles; the Christian revelation.
Missionary a person sent by a church into an area to carry on evangelism or other activities, as educational or hospital work.
Messiah a promised and expected deliverer
Monotheistic pertaining to,characterized by,or adhering to monotheism,the doctrine that there is only 1 God.
Representative Government a government that represents a constituency or community in a legislative body, especially a member of the U.S. House of Representatives or a lower house in certain state legislatures.
Republic a state in which the head of government is not a monarch or other hereditary head of state.
Eastern Roman Empire the eastern part of the Roman Empire, especially after the division in a.d. 395, having its capital at Constantinople: survived the fall of the Western Roman Empire in a.d. 476.
Created by: jhiscock62