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Zealots
Jews who wanted to rid their homeland of the Romans.
Jesus
Messiah to the Jews
Gospels
means good news. (1st four books of the new testament)
apostles
disciples or pupils of Jesus who wrote gospels
Jerusalem
Capital of Judea
Peter
Jesus' first apostle who spread the teachings of Jesus throughout Palestine and Syria.
Christianity
Religion based on Jewish Law, but changed to be based on Jesus' message
epistles
influential letters
Diaspora
When Jews were driven from their homeland in 132 AD
Scapegoat
groups or individuals that innocently bear the blame for others.
Nero
Rule of Rome who was blamed for a disastorous fire in Rome.
Persecution
To harass, punish people for association or belonging to a certain group.
Bishop
Priest, who supervised local churches.
Pope
Father or head of the Christian church.
Constantine
Roman emporer who was first to convert to Christianity.
Heresy
Any belief that appeared to contradict the basic teachings of Christianity.