|In Aspendos, a Turk wants to be a gladiator|
Easter - Christ is Risen. "In the Beginning was the Word and the Word with God and the Word was God."
Early Christians faced the might of Rome's laws, armies and institutions. They were opposed by Greek religions and put down by wise philosophers who brought their great knowledge against followers of "The Way", hoping to crush this new faith.
|The Great Theater in Ephesus seats 24,000|
|In Pergamum, the Temple of Trajan and Hadrian is partly restored|
A photo journal of events in Rome shows 60 photos, marking the 2,767th anniversary of the founding of Rome. These photos may indicate the kind of world in which early Christians found themselves. Find photos here