God promised to make
Abram the father of a great
nation of people.
He introduced the belief of a
Moses led the Israelites
out of slavery in Egypt
God gave Moses the 10 commanments
Moses gave Judaism some of its most
fundamental laws and teachings
King David and Solomon
King Solomon is the son of King David
They built Israel and
the first temple.
When King David was little he killed
the giant Goliath with a sling shot
They made major contributions to Judaism
King David made Jerusalem the holy city
Solomon built the great First Temple
Has written records and teachings of
He was born around 6 B.C.E.
Jesus began preaching in Galilee, an area in present-day
His disciples were mostly commeners
He liked to teach through parables which are short stories
His crusification and ressurection
The Romans feared he might start a revolt because he had so many followers
They nailed him to a cross and left him to die. Three days later he rose from the dead.
Paul The Missionary
People that were Jews transfered to Christianity.
Paul was devoted to spreading the things Jesus taught
For 2 years he traveled around and spread christianity. He made new churches and converted people.
By around 60 C.E, Christianity was being noticed by the Romans and the Romans made it illegal because Christians refused to worship other gods and they didn't want to fight in the war.
Because Christians didn't want to worship the other Roman's gods, they were sentenced to be crucified, or burned alive, or be eaten alive.
They gained new followers by facing death bravely and they offered people in the empire purpose and hope.
In 300 C.E, there were millions of Christians resided in the Roman areas like Europe, North Africa, and western
In 313 C.E., Constantine announced the Edict of Milan in which he made Christianity not illegal so they could practice their religion openly.
In 380, Christianity was the official religion of the Roman Empire..
Gospel Luke describes his birth
Jesus's mother Mary was told my an angel to have a child and name him Jesus
Emperor Augustus ordered a head count of all the people in the Empire. Everyone was supposed to
go back to where they were born. Mary's husband, a carpenter named Joseph, went from Nazareth
to his hometown of Bethlehem, in the territory of Judea. Mary went with him and gave birth to Jesus
there in Bethlehem.