After Jesus’s death, his followers, dubbed disciples, were then called apostles. They became the leaders of the church after Jesus’s death and resurrection, Simon Paul being the leader of them all. Continue reading
Jesus Christ was born to Mary and Joseph in Bethlehem. The first witnesses of his birth were shepherds requested to come to see Jesus by an angel. 8 days after Jesus’s birth, He was presented to the temple.
There were a group of old wise men came from the east, known as The Magi. They saw a bright star that led them to Bethlehem. They came a year after Jesus’s birth and presented Him with gifts. Continue reading
Herod the Great was a king of Bethlehem. He plays a role in Jesus Christ’s story, for when He was young, Herod heard that there was a new ruler of Bethlehem. So, in anger, he demanded that all males under 2 were to be killed.
Herod was very strict and cruel and murdered anyone he suspected that would take his throne. This comes into play when he is told that there is a new ruler of Bethlehem.
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Julius Caesar was a dictator of Rome.
In 59 BC, Julius became Consul of Rome. However, two former consuls, Pompey and Crassus became the consuls again. Continue reading
Carthage was founded in 814 BC and is located on the coast of North Africa. It was said to be founded by the Phoenician Queen Elissa, better known as Dido. According to legend, she talked to the people of North Africa to give her a land. She then began building the civilization of Carthage.
Carthage eventually became one of the most prosperous trading cities in the ancient world.
The Greeks mythology was inspired by their worldview. From their myths, it seems like they were all fantasy, and they used them to describe things they didn’t understand. They would also seem to form their myths off their religion. They created creatures and idols in their myths that were sapped from their religion.
The tales of Hercules is a great example on how their religion was a strong influence of mythology. He is practically almost a god, being able to perform tasks nobody else could. This was how the Greeks envisioned their gods.