What The World Lost And Gained from The Triumph Of Christianity
Bart Ehrman, a master explainer of Christian history, texts, and traditions, shows how a religion whose first believers were twenty or so illiterate day laborers in a remote part of the empire became the official religion of Rome, converting...
Spread of Christianity Map (up to 600 CE)
Map showing the spread of Christianity, showing both strongly Christianized areas before 325 CE and generally Christianized areas until 600 CE. The map also shows major Christian centers and the cities in which Christian councils were held.
Spread of Christianity 325-600 AD
This map shows the spread of Christianity around the Mediterranean and Europe. Dark Blue: Spread until 325 AD. Light Blue: Spread until 600 AD. Patrick O'Brien, ed (2003). Atlas of World History. New York: Oxford University Press...
Heretics' Fork: Forging & Testing Medieval Torture
The heretics fork was used in the Middles Ages mainly during the Spanish Inquisition. The instrument consists of two forks set against each other that penetrated the flesh under the chin in one end and the upper chest in the other. This...
Romulus and Remus: a History of a Nation in Coins
This latest AHE video takes a look at how the Roman people represented the myth of Romulus and Remus on their coinage. Spanning in time from 269 BCE- 248 CE. Ancient History Encyclopedia www.ancient.eu
From Jesus to Christ: The First Christians
PBS Frontline interviews the nation's leading New Testament scholars, challenging familiar assumptions about the origins of Christianity. Topics such as the original numerous sects of Christianity all with their own differing beliefs are...
Animated map shows how religion spread around the world
Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are five of the biggest religions in the world. Over the last few thousand years, these religious groups have shaped the course of history and had a profound influence on the trajectory...
Saint Cyprian Of Carthage
Saint Cyprian was born around the year 200 in the city of Carthage in what is now the north African country of Tunisia. He was born Thascius Cyprianus, the son of a rich pagan senator. Like many children of wealthy parents in his day, Cyprian...
A taste for rioting: Christians in Alexandria
The Alexandrians loved a good quarrel, according to Tom Holland, historian and author of ‘Dynasty’ and ‘In the Shadow of the Sword’. According to Philo of Alexandria, Alexandrian women would grab the testicles of any man they disagreed with...
The Church and The Jews - Introduction
The history of the relationship between the Christian Church and the Jewish People (Hebrew/Judaic tradition) is, essentially, the history of Western Civilization. In this series of lectures, renowned Biblical scholar Dr. David Neiman traces...