S.S. Vocab Part 2
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A Roman athlete, usually a slave, criminal, or prisoner of war, who was forced to fight for the entertainment of the public.
A periodic count of all the people living in a country, city, or other region.
The second part of the Christian Bible, containing descriptions of the life and teachings of Jesus and his early followers.
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.
A religion based on the teachings of Jesus, as recorded in the New Testament.
A simple story that contains a message or truth.
One of the twelve closest followers of Jesus chosen by him to help him teach.
Execution on a cross.
A church official who leads a large group of Christians in a particular region.
The bishop or church leader of Rome and head of the Roman Catholic Church.
A policy of arresting, injuring, or killing members of a religious or ethnic group.
A branch of Christianity that developed in Byzanite Empire and that doesn't recognize the pope as its supreme ruler.
Eastern Orthodox Christianity
A code of law that standardized laws in the Byzanite Empire, and dealt with marriage, property, rights, slavery, crime, and women's rights.
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