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Pontius Pilate the Roman governor of Palestine who authorized the crucifixion of Christ
1) 40 days 2) over 500 1) the length of time Christ remained on earth after the resurrection 2) the number of eyewitnesses who saw Christ after the resurrection
the gospel the good news of salvation, atonement for sin through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ
Christians the name by which followers of Christ became known
Gentiles the name for non-Jews
Peter Paul names of two prominent Christian Jews who carried the gospel to the Gentiles
Claudian Emperors four descendants of Caesar Augustus who ruled from A.D. 14 to 68
Flavian Emperors Vespasian and his descendants who ruled from A.D. 69 to 96
Tiberius the emperor who ruled during the time of Christ's crucifixion, resurrection, and ascension
Caligula the insane emperor who was murdered by his bodyguards
Claudius the emperor who ordered the occupation of Britain and expelled all Jews from Rome
Nero the first emperor to persecute Christians
A.D. 64 the date that over half of Rome was destroyed by a fire which Nero was rumored to have started, and which he blamed on the Christians
Vespasian Titus two Flavian emperors who did not persecute Christians
Titus the emperor when Vesuvius erupted
A.D. 70 the date Titus captured Jerusalem and destroyed the Temple
Mount Vesuvius a volcano that erupted in A.D. 79 and buried the city of Pompeii
Pompeii The southern Italian city buried by Mount Vesuvius
Domitian Flavian emperor who demanded to be worshiped as a god
The Roman Empire tolerated differing religious views as long as people recognized the emperor as god. Christians acknowledged only one true God. the reason Rome could not tolerate Christianity
Created by: Mariah14