As Christianity began to spread within the Roman Empire, many church fathers rose and helped Christianity spread. This essay is going to tell you about a few, and summarize their lives. Continue reading
When emperors weren’t dying and wars weren’t breaking out, Romans often were doing many other different things. Continue reading
Marcus Aurelius was the first co-emperor of Rome.
He was born in 121 A.D. into a patrician family, which meant he was in a very privileged part of society in Rome. He grew up in a disciplined yet comfortable lifestyle and was offered many times to school at home by tutors. Continue reading
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.