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Title: Persecution of Christians by the Romans


1
Persecution of Christians by the Romans
  • Presentation By
  • Arde MacIntyre
  • Ashlin Hunter
  • Cameron Jackson

2
Beginning
  • Early 1st century
  • Started by Nero

3
Why and when were Christians Persecuted?
  • Fear of leadership powers
  • Refusal to worship Roman gods
  • 1st century a.d.-a.d 313

4
Punishments
  • Cruel Deaths
  • Covered in animal skins
  • Eaten by dogs
  • Crucified
  • Burned alive
  • Torture

5
Christians in Hiding
  • Fish symbol
  • Secret meetings
  • Underground
  • Catacombs
  • Arenarii

6
Growth
  • Evangelists spread Christianity
  • Paul of Tarsus

7
  • The Missionary Journeys of the Apostle Paul

8
Final Years
  • A.d. 303-The Great Purge
  • Diocletion and Galerius
  • Migration

9
End of Persecution
  • Constantines Visions
  • Conversion of Constantine
  • Christianity becomes official religion

10
Interviews
  • How does discrimination impact each of us in
    today's world?
  • It can lead to disagreements because different
    people have different opinions and traditions.
    There could also be bullyingbecause people have
    different beliefs
  • Anonymous
  • Fat peopleare laughed at.
  • Shelby Smith

11
Interviews Cont.
  • In your opinion, has discrimination been
    increasing or decreasing in today's world?
  • I think it has been increasing, because many
    people lose their respect for others now.
  • Anonymous
  • Increasing, because there is more things to
    discriminate against now days.
  • Shelby Smith

12
Interviews Cont.
  • Do you witness discrimination in our school? If
    so, do you do anything?
  • Yes, I do witness discrimination in our school.
    And I don't do anything about it. Thanks for
    asking that! Because I think I probably should
    start!
  • Anonymous
  • Yes. I take up for myselfand normally defend
    them
  • Shelby Smith

13
Interviews Cont.
  • The first person listed asked not to be named. In
    respect to them, Anonymous has replaced their
    name.

14
Bibliography
  • Hutagalung, Samson. "Christian Martyrs Ten
    Persecutions Under Ten Roman Emperors." My Study
    Light. My Study Light, 2008. Web. 17 Jan 2011
  • "Rome and Christianity." History Learning Site.
    historylearningsite, nd. Web. 17 Jan 2011.
  • "Christian Persecution." UNRV History. UNRV, nd.
    Web. 17 Jan 2011.
  • Meaning of the Christian Fish Symbol. Seiyaku.
    Seiyaky.com. n.d. Web. 17 January 2011.
  • Maitland, Charles. Glimpses of Christian
    History. Christian History Timeline. Christian
    Today International, 2010. n.d. Web. 17 January
    2011.
  • Schaff, Phillip. The Spread of Christianity.
    Early Christian Evangelism. n.p. n.d. Web. 17
    January 2011.
  • Coekint, Marian. "The Mission And Experiences of
    the Apostle Paul." Understanding the Bible. np,
    nd. Web. 17 Jan 2011.
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