What was Pax Romana?
time of stability. lasted for 200 years. peace and the people were very happy
huge tumult. lasted for 180 years. people were extremely unhappy
everyone was killing each other
How long did Pax Romana last for?
what religion did the romans believe in?
were roman then converted to christianity
none of the above
A and B
who was Jesus?
born and died a jew. after he died christianity came about
emperor of rome that split rome in half and led to their downfall
a priest that many people looked up to and united their kingdom
what does Pagan mean? which people were Pagan?
italians. only eat spaghetti and meatballs
romans. pray to statues and look at emperor as a god.
jews. Believe that rabbis are our messiah
catholics. Believe that if you are good in this world the next world to come will be even better
What did christianity promise the people if they converted?
when they died, they would go to heaven if they behaved well in this world
they will give them an unlimited amount of food for the rest of their life
they will make them priests
they would have a wealthy and enjoyable life
B and C
Christianity appealed to many people
Poor people and slaves did not like this religion
rome saw christianity as a threat
roman people moved their capital and kept their religion as romans
romans would steal christians and make them fight in a coliseum (to die from the animals)
martyr means: someone is willing to die for a cause
the roman government with christianity, was better than it has been in thousands of years
who was diocletian?
he thought the empire was too big and too hard to control so he split it in two, and takes the western half for himself because more romans lived there and he wanted to rule over romans
he was a priest that people hated because he believed in different beliefs than everyone else
an amazing emperor who brought rome together and fixed all of the internal problems
He thought the empire was too big and hard to control so he split it in two,and takes the eastern half for himself because the land is fertile and healthy. He also tried fixing problems like high prices, and not enough jobs. in the end was a complete failure
Constantine ruled from 312-337
Constantine converted to which religion? did he force people to convert or let them practice whatever religion they believed in?
Judaism. he let people practice whatever religion they wanted
judaism. he made people convert
christianity. let people practice whatever religion they wanted
christianity. made people convert
the time of Constantine was an amazing time for the jews
constantine made a city for himself and called it Constantinople and now is called instanbol
Constantinople is located in Turkey and is the capital
Constantinople is the capital of rome
Rome WAS NOT pagan
Constantinople did not pray to statues
no more roman empire how?
the government was corrupt
senators were keeping money for themselves
people killed each other for sport
huge disease breakout
rome was being attacked by many barbaric groups
priests went around killing everyone
no-one believed in a god and did very immoral things
Atila was the head of the Huns
Legacy of rome included
how to read and write
how to plant and grow crops
roman catholic church
romanesque architectural style
roman engineering included:
2. Sewage systems
one of the reasons Rome falls is: terrible emperors
another reason that contributed to rome's Fall:
a huge outbreak of disease
one of the things rome left behind includes
astila and the huns were one of the many groups that attacked rome