Born around 6-4 BC
Baptzed by John the Baptist
Began his public ministry at the age of 30
He preached, taught, and performed miracles
The first four books of the Bible are the main source of info on Jesus
Jesus' 12 deciples were later known as apostles
When Jesus visited Jerusalem about AD 29 he was greeted as the Messiah, who is the one who is said to rescue the Jews
Jesus was arrested Roman government for defying the authority of Rome
After Jesus' death he was placed in a tomb where 3 days later he reserected and appeared to his followers
One day paul had a vision of Jesus afterwards he spent the rest of his life spreading and interpretating Jesus' teachings
In 66 AD a band of jews rebelled against Rome
In 70 AD the Romans destroyed Jerusalem's temple complex.
The jews made another attempt to break free of the Romans in 132 AD, 500,000 Jews were killed.
Christians refused to worship oman gods.
By the 2nd Century, the Pax Romana began to crumble.
Roman rulers used Christians as scape goats.
In 312 AD The Roman emporer Constantine had a vision of a cross so he ordered his troops to put it on their shield's. They were victorious.
In 313 AD, Constantine announced an end to the persecution of Christians
Christians had given their religion a structure.
Every major city had its own Bishop
Due to dispute over beliefs, the new testament was created.
One of the most important Fathers of the church was Augustine
Augustines most famous book is The City of God.