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Judaea
conquered by the Romans in 63 B.C.
Herod
became the ruler of Judaea in 37 B.C.
New Testament
teachings of Jesus are found here
Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
Jesus' four disciples
Gospel
books of the Bible written by Jesus' four disciples
Crucified
Roman instrument of death used to kill Jesus
Christos
Greek word for messiah
Nero
1st Roman emperor to openly persecute Christians
Burned Rome
What Nero did and blamed on the Christians
Constantine
Rome's emperor from A.D. 312-337.
Christianity
what Constantine helped spread
Commodus
the Roman Empire began its decline under him
Diocletian
he divided the Roman Empire into two parts
Byzantium
Rome's capital was moved to here by Constantine
Constantinople
the other name for Byzantium
Visogoths and Vandals
two Germanic invading tribes
A.D. 476
date for the fall of the Roman Empire under Romulus Augustus