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Jesus
the founder of the Jewish religion
Gospels
" good news "
Paul
man who had a vision in shich Jesus spoke to him. he then immediately converted religions. he would spread the teachings of Jesus beyond Jewish communities to gentiles, or non-Jews
Messiah
savior sent by God
apostle
leader or teacher of a new faith or movement
martyr
person who suffers or dies for his or her beliefs
bishop
high-ranking church official with authority over a local area or diocese
diocese
district of region under the care of a bishop
patriarch
in the Byzantine empire, highest church official in a major city
pope
head of the Roman Catholic church
heresy
religious belief that is contrary to the official teachings of a church
Diocletion
the emperor who divided the empire into two parts, making it easier to govern
Constantine
the talented general who continued Diocletion's reforms and took steps that changed the course of European history
Huns
a nomadic people
Visigoths
were Germanic people who crossed into Roman territory along with the Ostrogoths
Alaric
the visigoth general who overran Italy and plundered Rome
Attila
the Hun leader who ambarked on a savage campaign of conquest across much of Europe
Odoacer
a Germanic leader who ousted the emperor in Rome
inflation
economic cycle that involves a rapid rise in proces linked to a sharp increase in the amount of money available
mercenary
soldier serving in a foreign army for pay