Presentation on theme: "What do all these pictures have in common?. Daily Life in the time of Jesus To describe how people made a living the time of Jesus To recognise significant."— Presentation transcript:
Daily Life in the time of Jesus To describe how people made a living the time of Jesus To recognise significant places at the time of Jesus To evaluate some misconceptions about Jesus and the disciples 1. What evidence do we have about what life was like, at the time of Jesus? 3. Which source of evidence do you think is a) the most detailed b) the most convincing? Why? **How would the presence of rich Romans in the area have made jobs for the Jews? HOW DO WE KNOW WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE THEN? 1.The gospels are full of details about how life was lived at the time of Jesus, what kind of people were living there. 2.Archaeologists have looked for the places mentioned in the gospels and found them. They also found evidence of objects, showing the kind of life described in the gospels eg evidence of fishing industry, weaving, type of tools used etc. 3.There are also historical documents written by non- Christians which support the details given in the gospels eg that Pontius Pilate was Roman Governor of Israel at that time, and the place names mentioned in the gospels.
What sort of jobs could Jews do - in their own villages -in a Graeco-Roman world? To describe how people made a living the time of Jesus To compare the lives of Jewish men and women To evaluate some misconceptions about Jesus and the disciples Answer the Multiple Choice quiz, circling what you think are the correct answers.
1. Nazareth was a. a small quiet village in Rome b.a smelly busy village in Israel c.a town in Greece *What else did you notice about it? 2. The people who lived in Nazareth a.were roman soldiers and administrators b.were greeks thinkers and writers c.were jewish farmers, shepherds and labourers 3. The Jews used their houses in Nazareth as workshops where they.. (choose 4 answers) a.weaved wool b.skinned animals c.baked bread d.translated manuscripts e.did carpentry f.were stone masons g.had their art studios 4. Jesus job is best described as (2 possible answers) a.fisherman b.carpenter c.stone-mason d.shepherd e.general builder 5. Jesus probably worked 3 miles away in the nearby town of Sepphoris. Here he... a.Built the temple for Jewish priests to live in b.Built stone houses for wealthy Romans c.Built chairs and tables for ordinary people 1.Write out the question and with the correct multiple choice answer. 2. What new information did you learnt about Jesus that surprised you? ** What would women have done while the men were out working? Watch the video. Then check your multiple choice answers.
Which jobs would the Jews not have wanted to do? Built a Greek or Roman temple Laid mosaics for Roman houses Swineherd (Cared for a herd of pigs) Goatherd or Shepherd Actor or actress in the theatres fishermen Taken part in athletics Tax collector for Romans Practiced greek and roman medicine 1.Explain 3 jobs the Jews would not have wanted to do 2.Give 2 reasons why the Jews would not have wanted to mix with Romans and Greeks