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
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.