S.S. Vocab Part 2

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  1. A Roman athlete, usually a slave, criminal, or prisoner of war, who was forced to fight for the entertainment of the public.
    gladiator
  2. A periodic count of all the people living in a country, city, or other region.
    census
  3. The second part of the Christian Bible, containing descriptions of the life and teachings of Jesus and his early followers.
    New Testament
  4. A special leader the Jewish people believe will be sent by God to guide them and set up God's rule on Earth. Christians believe Jesus to be the Messiah.
    Messiah
  5. A religion based on the teachings of Jesus, as recorded in the New Testament.
    Christianity
  6. A simple story that contains a message or truth.
    parable
  7. One of the twelve closest followers of Jesus chosen by him to help him teach.
    apostles
  8. Execution on a cross.
    crucifixion
  9. A church official who leads a large group of Christians in a particular region.
    bishop
  10. The bishop or church leader of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church.
    pope
  11. A policy of arresting, injuring, or killing members of a religious or ethnic group.
    persecution
  12. A branch of Christianity that developed in Byzanite Empire and that doesn't recognize the pope as its supreme ruler.
    Eastern Orthodox Christianity
  13. A code of law that standardized laws in the Byzanite Empire, and dealt with marriage, property, rights, slavery, crime, and women's rights.
    Justinian Code
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