11/18 Rise of Christianity

JQ: In what ways does religious tolerance help or hinder an empire?

In Class:

1. Discuss notes from SM lecture on the rise of Christianity. Consider why the distribution of Christians throughout the world looks like it does on the map.

2. Check in on the Venn diagrams being created about the comparison of both the Roman and US Empire. It is due on Monday.


1. Complete 7.4 in Heath: Rome’s empire declined and fell. Speilvogel: 157-158 and 165-172.

2. Complete your Venn diagram on the US and Rome for Monday.


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