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The first Christians in Rome were imported for sporting purposes.
Originally posted by ubermunche
I was told at school that the reason Christians prayed with their hands clasped together rather than the more common method of arms wide open in supplication was because when they were tightly bound in chains awaiting execution they were unable to spread their arms wide so instead clasped their hands together.