The Rise of Christianity. The Greatest Extent of the Roman Empire – 14 CE. The Spread of Christianity. The Life and Teaching of Jesus. Romans Conquer Judea Rome conquers Judea, home of the Jews; makes it part of the empire in A.D. 6
Mosaic of Jesus at Church of San Apollinare Nuovo in Ravenna, Italy.
Sermon on the Mount by Danish painter Carl Heinrich Bloch, 1890.
Saint Paul, by El Greco, circa 1608-1614
“and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch. For a whole year they met with the church and taught a great many people. And in Antioch the disciples were first called Christians.” (ESV)