Growth of Early Christianity in Rome

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The conversion of Constantine to Christianity occurred soon after the severe repression of Christianity by what emperor?

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1. Christians were often used as what by Roman authorities?

2. Constantine's conversion supposedly occurred after he _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the spread of Christianity through the Roman Empire. You will be quizzed on the events that helped speed the growth of Christianity.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Emperor Constantine's link to Christianity
  • How early Christians were treated under Roman rule
  • Romans' main point of contention with Christians
  • Period when Christianity became the official Roman religion

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on early Christianity
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the events that influenced the religious shift in the Roman Empire
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify the central figures and events associated with the period
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the spread of early Christianity

Additional Learning

To learn more about the infancy of a major world religion, review the accompanying lesson on the Growth of Early Christianity in Rome. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the state of early Christianity in Rome
  • Differentiate between the acts of persecution and toleration
  • Recognize the effect of Constantine's eventual conversion
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