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  • Roman Military
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    Extrapolation of the World had the Roman Empire succeeded Everyone has wanted, at one time or another, to go back and change history. Have you really thought about what would happen should you do that? Things would be different, you wouldn't be who you are, and the world would potentially change. Throughout the course of history, mankind has been judged on its actions and advancements. From the beginning of written history, we have strove to better ourselves in all aspects. Certain peoples stand...
  • Beliefs Of The Early Christian Church
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    Christianity, the most widely distributed of the world religions, having substantial representation in all the populated continents of the globe. Its total membership may exceed 1.7 billion people. The central element of Christianity is the person of Jesus Christ. Although Christians do not all agree on a definition of what makes Christ distinctive or unique, they agree that his life and example should be followed and that his teachings about love and fellowship should be the basis of human rela...
  • Fall Of Rome
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    The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire The Pax Romania was a great time for Rome, but as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end. The decline of Rome, however, was more than simply a good thing to be ended. It had problems that only surfaced every few decades, until the fall, when all the problems were shoved in Rome's face at the same time. The main problems of Rome can be separated into politics, economics, invasions, and religion. These four factors made Rome self-destruct. Rom...
  • Christian Beliefs
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    To be a Christian during the time of the fall of the Roman Empire would not be a pleasant time to live. Christians believed in a higher power and devoted their lives, souls, and minds to God. And by doing this, they inevitably sealed their fate to be persecuted. Christianity began to rise slowly, but began to rise rapidly after the death of Jesus. The Romans had many problems with the Christians and they showed their anger by pursuing the Christian's faith, which proved to back fire because the ...
  • One Hundred And Twenty Five Thousand Infantry
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    Constantine I was the first Roman emperor to declare Christianity as the official religion of Rome and its empire. I pioneered the concept of closely intertwining the state and religion. I provided compensation for Christians that had been previously persecuted. I am well known for my great success in battle. I flew the flag of Christ for all to see and never lost a battle under it no matter what the odds. I was born in Na issus, between 274 and 288 A.D. as Flavio us Valerius Constantin us. With...
  • Greco Roman Civilization
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    The Roman Empire was strong for a time. It was founded on geography, family values, military strength, and wise leadership. It flourished because of social, economic, political, military and religious strengths. However, when the very things that make a civilization flourish start to decline, the civilization will also lead to a downfall. The first reason for the fall was economic decay. The rulers of Rome had expensive lifestyles. To aid their image, they needed money. They gained money through...
  • Official Bible Of The Roman Catholic Church
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    The Spread of Christianity Offered: 1) Redemptions of sins, personal immortality, and future life where material adversities are absent. 2) Easy message from Jesus that everyone could understand. 3) Free of, cumbersome regulations (Judaism) and costly rituals (Mystery Cults) 4) Accessible to all- male, female, rich, poor, free, or a slave. 5) Its Historical Credibility- The fact that Jesus had lived among men and women and practiced the morality he preached. Roman Empire at the Time The was a la...
  • Christian Catacombs Of Rome
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    Catacombs Underground burial was common practice among ancient Mediterranean cultures, and therefore archeologist find underground burial tunnels in Egypt, Greece and many other Mediterranean lands. Catacombs were mostly built for memorial services and internment of the dead" (Catacombs 1). There were a lot of uses for catacombs such as burial, celebration of martyrs, and celebration of the deceased persons of each family. There were two types of people who used the catacombs as burial grounds f...
  • Rome's First General Persecution Of Christians
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    Between the first and fourth centuries Christianity gradually became the prevailing religion of Rome. The burden of how to respond to this new religion was placed upon the Roman government. Many kings or emperors of the Romans responded to Christianity in a different fashion. Over this large amount of time Christianity fought its way into the hearts and souls of the Roman people. Through the first general persecution of Christians by Decius in 250 A.D. to the conversion of the emperor to Christi...
  • Roman Expansion In About 509 B.C. Rome
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    The Greeks Athenian league and Spartan league come about after the Persian wars, and this causes conflict as the two Greek states are competing for territory. The beginning of the Peloponnesian war (431-416 and 415-404). The Athenian navy blockades Sparta and puts a choke on trade. The Spartan Army simply sets out and begins to burn Athenian crops. After a few years, the Plague breaks out in Athens, killing about 1/3 of all Athenians. Pericles dies of the plague, causing a military decline in th...
  • Military To Being Pro Christianity
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    The most influential event in history is the fall of Rome, more specifically was the introduction of Christianity. The Roman people's values changed from being conquer all and take over the world to bring peace and prosperity to the world without violence. Since everyone was following Christianity and it said to turn the other cheek if someone hits you in the face, no one wanted to fight for the military because they wanted to follow the teachings of Christianity. The money once used for militar...

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