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Rome Sec4 5

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World History, Rome, Fall of Rome, Christianity

World History, Rome, Fall of Rome, Christianity

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  • 1. Rome & The Rise of Christianity Sections 4 & 5
  • 2. Nero Blamed Christians
    • Persecuted them after he blamed them for a massive fire that engulfed Rome
  • 3.  
  • 4. The Edict of Milan
    • Proclaimed official tolerance of Christianity
    without Constantine would Christianity have flourished?
  • 5. Constantine
    • Became the first Christian emperor
  • 6. Video “Constantine Becomes Emperor”
  • 7. Theodosius the Great
    • Roman emperor that adopted Christianity as their official religion
  • 8. Video on Rise of Christianity
  • 9. Visogoths
    • First invaders to sack Rome
    • Biggest factor in the decline of Rome
  • 10.  
  • 11. 50 Million
    • At its height, the population of the Roman Empire
  • 12.  
  • 13. What is the population of the USA today?
    • 300 Million
  • 14. Factors in the Decline of the Empire
    • 1. Christianity weakened Rome’s military values
    • 2. Traditional Roman values declined as non-Italians gained prominence
  • 15. Factors in the Decline of the Empire
    • 3. Lead poisoning – mental decline
    • 4. Plague – wiped out 1/10 of the population
    • 5. Slavery – failed to advance tech
    • 6. Political system - failed
  • 16. Video: A proud empire collapses