Unit II: The Age of Martyrs (AD 70-325)

Focus: why the Romans persecuted the Christians, and how the Church responded

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Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: phariseesA. Reasons for the Persecutions_1. The Sanhedrin (notes for Oct. 2/3)

[A1, B2, C3, C5, C8]

ŕ You will do question #2 today.

 

 

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[A1, B1, B2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8]

Included in the notes is the handout on Pliny and Trajan needed to do the assignment. 

 

By the way, if you want to see the “auditorium” Nero wanted to build after the fire, click on the following National Geographic link:

http://ngm.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/emperor-nero/palace-graphic

           

 

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[A1, B1, B2, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8]

ŕ Included is the handout on the primary sources of the death of some martyrs; you will need them for the assignment.  

ŕ Your next CHI will explore this material. 

ŕ CHI # 2 is due today.

 

 

 

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[A1, B1, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8]

Included is the handout on the primary sources. 

 

***October 14th is Thanksgiving Monday—no classes***

 

 

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[A1, B1, B2, C1, C2, C3, C4, C5, C7, C8]

ŕ You will do #2.

ŕ CHI #3 will be assigned today, in fact.  It will be due on Wednesday, October 30th for both Day 1 and Day 2 classes. 

 

ŕ Test Unit 1: Thursday, October 17th for Day 1 students.

ŕ Test Unit 1: Friday, October 18th for Day 2 students.

     (Football players must make arrangements with me to take the test on       
      another day).

 

 

 

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