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23 08, 2017

What does it mean to be Pope? History of Christianity

By |2018-04-24T23:11:02-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

Peter and Paul, in a mosaic from Ravenna (500s AD) In the later Roman Empire and the Middle Ages, the Pope was the leader of the Catholic Church. Whenever there was a question about whether God would like something or not, people could ask the Pope, and he would tell them what God wanted. According to [...]

23 08, 2017

St. Paul – Early Christianity – Religion

By |2018-10-29T09:43:28-07:00August 23rd, 2017|Religion, Romans|2 Comments

Oldest known portrait of Paul (catacomb of Thecla, Rome, 300s AD) Paul starts out as Saul Saul was a Jewish man who converted to Christianity near the very beginning of the new religion. After he converted, he took the Christian name Paul. Judaism in the time of Jesus More about Christianity Roman Empire articles Paul preaches [...]

21 08, 2017

What is Christian communion? History of religion

By |2019-04-21T08:03:09-07:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

Maybe our earliest image of the Last Supper - from the Catacombs of Domitilla, 100s AD The Last Supper At the Last Supper, Jesus gave his disciples bread and wine. What's the Last Supper? History of Passover History of Christianity Roman religion All our ancient Rome articles Jesus appears to Peter Then shortly after Jesus was crucified, [...]

21 08, 2017

Acts of the Apostles – after Jesus

By |2019-10-19T11:34:00-07:00August 21st, 2017|Religion, Romans|0 Comments

Judas was sorry and tried to give the money back (mosaic from Ravenna, 500s AD) (That's not in the Acts of the Apostles) What happened after Jesus was crucified? After Jesus was crucified (put on the cross), we still don't have any information except from the Bible for a while. The Bible says that after [...]

12 06, 2017

Chicken history – Where are chickens from? India and China

By |2019-03-26T07:40:36-07:00June 12th, 2017|China, Food, India|0 Comments

Chicken history: Clay hen whistle from Mohenjo Daro (ca. 2700 BC, now in Brooklyn Museum) Where are chickens from? Long ago, lots of wild chickens lived in India and East Asia (China, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam). That's where people first domesticated (tamed) chickens, maybe around 7000 BC. Evolution of birds More Indian food [...]