A man who lived from about 6 B.C.E. to about 30 C.E. The New Testament of the Christian Bible tells that Jesus was sentenced to death by crucifixion, a form of execution in which a person is tied or nailed to a cross. Christians believe that Jesus was the Son of God and refer to him as Jesus Christ.
Death by Crucifixion
A form of execution in which a person is tied or nailed to a cross. Christians believe that Jesus was the Son of God and refer to him as Jesus Christ.
Birthplace of Christianity
Father of Jesus
Abraham is the father of Jesus. According to the Torah, it was Abraham who introduced this belief to the Hebrews. This was a new idea ti to the new world.
Greatest leader of the Hebrews
The greatest leader of the Hebrews was Moses. Moses told the Hebrews that God would lead them to Canaan, the "promised land," in exchange for their faithful obedience.
Father of Solomon
After escaping from Egypt and wandering in the wilderness, the Hebrews came once more to Canaan. It was here that they created a united kingdom under King David and his son, Solomon.
Son of David
King David established Jerusalem as a holy city. King Solomon built Jerusalem's first great temple. The city of Jerusalem and it's temple became powerful symbols to the Hebrews of their faith in god.