Gospel Jeopardy!. Sheila E. McGinn, Ph.D. Professor of Biblical Studies & Early Christianity John Carroll University. Gospel Jeopardy!. Persons for 100. First Emperor of Rome, he reigned from 27 B.C.E.–14 C.E. He brought peace after decades of civil war. Jesus was born during his reign.
Sheila E. McGinn, Ph.D.
Professor of Biblical Studies & Early Christianity
John Carroll University
Augustus in his persona as pontifex maximus (high priest of the Roman cult)
Giotto’s Massacre of the Innocents
Photo by Sister Danielle Peters
Bethlehem is located 5 mi. [8 km.] south southwest of Jerusalem.
Beit Sahour, looking east over the Shepherds' Fields, near Bethlehem. Photo: Tamer Shabaneh.
Traditional Greek Christian inscription: “Jesus Christ, Conqueror”
Giotto di Bondone, Nativity, c.1305-1315