many territories and people controlled by one government
founder of Christianity
One of a small group of people who followed Jesus.
a time when the economy is flourishing; also called prosperity.
A high official in Ancient Rome
A short story from which a lesson may be drawn.
a hemispherical roof
a war between factions in the same country
a savior sent by God
a person who spreads his or her religious beliefs to others
to wash ceremonially. the baptism of John the Baptist was an external sign of repentance. the sacrament washes away the stain of original sin
a series of three wars between Rome and Carthage, resulted in the destruction of Carthage and Rome's dominance in the western Mediterranean
part of the Bible containing stories of Jesus, Matthew, Mark, Luke, John
A religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus
Mixed culture of Roman and Hellenistic