a large country estate
people who fought for entertainment of others
shows that featured animals fighting other animals, animals fighting humans, or humans fighting animals
the founder of Christianity
another name for "savior"
a follower of a person or a belief
another word for "letters"
someone who dies for a particular cause
a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus and on the Bible
one of the most devoted followers of Jesus' teachings
this person wrote many letters to Christian groups in distant cities
in Greek, this words means "messiah"
this emperor began the first official campaign against Christians
an important source of food for ancient Rome
emperors were fearful that this religion would take away their power
another name for an arena