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Changing Roman View Of Christianity

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Prompt: Describe the changing Roman view of Christianity from the early years of the empire to the 4th century and its appeal to every day Romans especially women. Explain which emperors were hostile to Christianity and which were sympathetic.
Content Criteria: Answer all parts of the prompt. Consider the following questions when formulating your response and provide examples of each:
• How did the Romans originally view Christianity? How did that view change over time (How did it gain popularity)?
• How did Christianity appeal to Romans? (Promise of salvation…)
• How did women fit into Christianity? How were they treated differently than the original Roman views?
• Explain the emperors’ roles: Which were hostile and how? Which were sympathetic
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