Early Christianity

Judaism, one of the first monotheistic religions.
Jesus of Nazareth. Taught of peace, love, and equality, was very likable, had many followers, and was crucified because of his anti authority teachings.
Saint Paul was an apostle who spread the teachings of Christ. Saint Peter aka Simon Peter, was one of the 12 apostles of Jesus Christ.
St. Peter was crucified on the cross for betraying Christ. St. Paul was decapitated for his crimes of his teachings of the Gentiles.
The first persecution of Christians took place under the emperor Nero in 64 AD. Christians worshipped in secret out of view from the pagans who worshipped out in the open and found it against nature which led to said prosecution.
Stoicism related to Christianity in the belief of not giving in to temptation and undesirable urges, that God is intertwined with the creation of the universe, and higher possibilities of one's humanity by living by a certain standard.
Neostoicism, founded by Justus Lipsius, was an attempt to merge the beliefs of Stoicism and Christianity.
The decision to stop the persecution of the Christian people by Constantine the Great during his rule was a turning point for Early Christianity.
The Edict of Milan was said to be Constantine’s first great act as a Christian Emperor. This agreement made Christian worship legal and was put in place to correct all the wrongdoing done to the Christian people.

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