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The Early Church 100-790 CEBy: Sam Friess, Jack Wall, Tyler Martin, andConnor Ridley
Roman EmpireCreated by Octavius son of Julius Caesar in 27BCEHe changed his name to Augustus and theempire flourished unti...
Roman and Byzantine      EmpiresConstantine made the empire from Paganism toChristianity in 313Constantine moved the capit...
Roman and Byzantine      EmpiresThe Byzantine empire became the new “Rome”for the next about 500 yearsByzantine Empire fel...
Byzantine Map at its   highest point
Justin MartyrAlso known as Saint Justin in C. 100 AD in FlaviaNeopolis, Palestine (Modern-day Nebula) and Died inC. 165 AD...
Death and MartyrdomAfter disputingwith the CynicphilosopherCrescens, hewasreprimanded byRomanauthorities andbeheaded.
Ignatius Of AntiochBorn C. 35 AD and Died C. 108 AD in RomeSaint Ignatius was the bishop of Antioch afterSaint Peter died ...
Letters and MartyrdomWrote Several letters or epistlesabout his travels to Rome and hisarrest.Wrote six letters to churche...
Pictures
Augustine: ChildhoodAugustine was born in 354, in Roman Africa.His father was Pagan and his mother wasCatholic.Despite his...
PriesthoodIn 395 he was made Bishop of Hippo, andremained it until his death.Augustine worked tirelessly in trying to conv...
St. Benedict of Nursia:       ChildhoodBorn in Nursia near Spoleto, Italy in 480 A.DHis family was of noble lineageHe had ...
Western MonasticismMonasticism is a religious way of lifecharacterized by the practice of renouncingworldly pursuits to fu...
Nicea IIThe Second Council of Nicaea is regarded as theSeventh Ecumenical Council by various WesternChristian groupsIt met...
Iconoclastic ControversyIconoclasm is the destruction of religious icons for areligious motiveIt is a major component for ...
MOSAICSMosaics are small pieces or glass, stone, or tileto create many small pieces look like one largerimage.Catholic chu...
MOSAICS
BooksThe books were very decorative and had lots ofgoldThey also didn’t have any words on the front, justcarvings almost
Roman StatuesRomans art in churches and in the cities werestatues usually made of marble or some sort ofstone or tile and ...
Bibliographyhttp://www.slidefinder.net/C/Christian_Visual_Art_100_600/27211491/p4http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04295c.ht...
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    1. 1. The Early Church 100-790 CEBy: Sam Friess, Jack Wall, Tyler Martin, andConnor Ridley
    2. 2. Roman EmpireCreated by Octavius son of Julius Caesar in 27BCEHe changed his name to Augustus and theempire flourished until Constantine died in 337CE and it spiraled downConstantine was one of the last emperorsThe Roman Empire ended in 410 CE frominvasions, economic troubles, and pure chaos
    3. 3. Roman and Byzantine EmpiresConstantine made the empire from Paganism toChristianity in 313Constantine moved the capital city of Rome toConstantinople in Byzantium 324Roman empire split into two empires afterConstantine died: Roman and ByzantineWestern (Roman) had nothing so they fell frominstability in all areas
    4. 4. Roman and Byzantine EmpiresThe Byzantine empire became the new “Rome”for the next about 500 yearsByzantine Empire fell in 1416 from Ottomans
    5. 5. Byzantine Map at its highest point
    6. 6. Justin MartyrAlso known as Saint Justin in C. 100 AD in FlaviaNeopolis, Palestine (Modern-day Nebula) and Died inC. 165 AD in RomeParents were paganFirst attended a Stoic Philosophy school.At first, he was drawn to Platonism until he met an oldman in Ephesus who told him about Christianity andhe converted.He then moved to Rome where he started his ownschoolOne of his most notable pupils was Tatian.
    7. 7. Death and MartyrdomAfter disputingwith the CynicphilosopherCrescens, hewasreprimanded byRomanauthorities andbeheaded.
    8. 8. Ignatius Of AntiochBorn C. 35 AD and Died C. 108 AD in RomeSaint Ignatius was the bishop of Antioch afterSaint Peter died in around 69 AD.Ignatius also called himself Theophorus whichmeans “God Bearer”One of the Apostolic FathersBelieved he was also an disciple of the ApostleJohn.
    9. 9. Letters and MartyrdomWrote Several letters or epistlesabout his travels to Rome and hisarrest.Wrote six letters to churches invarious regions and one to a fellowbishop.Wrote to the Ephesians,Magnesians, Trallians, Romans,Philidelphians, Smyrnaeans, andPolycarp the bishop of Smyrna.Was Martyred and sentenced to diein the coliseum by way of being
    10. 10. Pictures
    11. 11. Augustine: ChildhoodAugustine was born in 354, in Roman Africa.His father was Pagan and his mother wasCatholic.Despite his origins he grew up among Latinpeople causing him to learn Latin.When he was 11 he went to a school where hebecame familiar with Latin literature and pagancultures, and beliefs.
    12. 12. PriesthoodIn 395 he was made Bishop of Hippo, andremained it until his death.Augustine worked tirelessly in trying to convincethe people of Hippo to convert to Christianity, justas he did.He left his monastery, but continued to lead amonastic life.
    13. 13. St. Benedict of Nursia: ChildhoodBorn in Nursia near Spoleto, Italy in 480 A.DHis family was of noble lineageHe had a sister named, Scholastica, who fromchildhood, vowed herself to GodShe influenced St. Benedict of Nursia to live avery religious life from a young ageAt the age of 14, he left Rome and lived in a cavenear Subiaco
    14. 14. Western MonasticismMonasticism is a religious way of lifecharacterized by the practice of renouncingworldly pursuits to fully devote ones self tospiritual workHe is considered the founder of westernmonasticismIn the Christian tradition, males pursuing amonastic life are usually called monks
    15. 15. Nicea IIThe Second Council of Nicaea is regarded as theSeventh Ecumenical Council by various WesternChristian groupsIt met in AD 787 in Nicea to restore the importance oficons, or holy images, which had been forgotten byLeo III who reigned over the Byzantine EmpireThe most common topic of discussion for the SecondCouncil of Nicea was about IconoclasmThe reason of the meetings of the Second Councilwas to discuss what should be done about thedestruction of icons
    16. 16. Iconoclastic ControversyIconoclasm is the destruction of religious icons for areligious motiveIt is a major component for political or religiouschangeIconoclasm in the Byzantine Empire began withEmperor Leo IIIApart from the obvious religious problems, it createdpolitical and economic divisions in the societyThe Second Council of Nicea was held in AD 787 toaddress the conflict of the growing iconoclasm thatwas prevalent in the Byzantine Empire
    17. 17. MOSAICSMosaics are small pieces or glass, stone, or tileto create many small pieces look like one largerimage.Catholic churches usually used stone or tileMosaics were floor mosaics, wall mosaics, orarch mosaics on the ceilings
    18. 18. MOSAICS
    19. 19. BooksThe books were very decorative and had lots ofgoldThey also didn’t have any words on the front, justcarvings almost
    20. 20. Roman StatuesRomans art in churches and in the cities werestatues usually made of marble or some sort ofstone or tile and were people usually
    21. 21. Bibliographyhttp://www.slidefinder.net/C/Christian_Visual_Art_100_600/27211491/p4http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/04295c.htmhttp://www.scaruffi.com/politics/romans.htmlhttp://roman-empire.net/
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