Persecution was heating up for the Christians in Rome and throughout the entire Mediterranean region. The Book of Acts ended with Paul awaiting his trial before the Roman Emperor. Dave stays in Rome to investigate Nero’s burning of the city in 64 AD. He also explores the final days of Paul and Peter and their ultimate deaths for the Christian faith. Dave visits some of the most famous churches in Rome, which honor the legacies of these two important leaders. Despite Christianity being illegal, Christianity spread in Rome, especially in the homes of wealthy Romans. Dave visits a church built over one of the oldest house churches ever discovered.