Roman Empire Religion

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One out of the many factors the contributed to the fall of the Roman Empire was the new religion Christianity. Christianity is a monotheistic religion (in which you believe in one God). The Roman religion was polytheistic (in which you believed in more than one God). Romans used to persecute the Christians because of what they believed. Until 313 C.E. (Christian era) the Roman Emperor Constantine the great ended all of the persecution against the Christians. Later on Christianity became the official state religion of the empire. Finally, Romans considered their emperor a God. But, Christians only believe in one God which was not the emperor. “In 330 C.E., he split the empire into two parts: the western half centered in Rome

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