Jesus AD 500

Timeline created by msilverio
  • Period: 27 BCE to 80

    Pax Romana

  • 33

    The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

  • 33


    pentecost is he birth of the church. on this day jesus sent the holy spirt to mary and the apostles inspiring them to preach the good new
  • 33

    the apostles spread the word

    the apostles james and john were amoung the leaders of these groups, as were paul, barnabas, titus, and timothy. they traveled extensively, gathering followers of jesus into small communities which were the beginnings of local churches
  • 33

    st. stephen martyrd

  • 34

    the conversion of St. Paul

  • 42

    st john the apostles travels to ephesus with the blessed virgin mary

    john 19:25-27 tells how from the cross jesus charged st john with the care of his mother
  • 44

    st james the apostle is martyrd; his body is secretly buried in spain

    christians stole his body and brought it in a boat to spain, to a place that would become known as st james field of the stars
  • 46

    st paul begins missionary journeys to galatia greece, syria, and other places

  • 49

    council of jerusalem

    this council affirms that the new covenant in christ means that christians are not boung by modaic law and that jesus sends the holy spirt to jew and gentile alike
  • 64

    persecution of christians begins under roman emperor nero

  • 64

    Persection of Christians begins under Roman emperor Nero

  • Period: 100 to 500

    Ad 100-500

  • 250

    Persecution under Roman emperor Decius

    Decius required all to worship the gods of the state, or to be tourtuered and killed.
  • 251

    Council of Carthage

    This council allowed those who lapsed in faith during the persecution to be brought back into the church after a period of penance.
  • 303

    Persecution under Roman emperor Diocletian

    Diocletian ordered the destruction for all Christian Churches, imprisonment of bishops and priest, and an order to kill of all who refused to worship the pagan gods
  • 313

    Emperor Constantine issues the Edict of Milan

    the edict granted religious toleration to Christians and spread of Christianity
  • 325

    Council of Nicea

    this council called by emperor Constantine set forth the Nicene creed and confirmed that Jesus and the father are the same
  • 330

    emperor constantine divides the roman empire into east and west

    the west was centered rome, and east was centered in Constantinople
  • 330

    construction of the first st. peter basilica rome

  • 354

    birth of saint agustine

  • 360

    book beings to scrolls

  • 382

    pope Damascus ask saint Jerome to translate the goesples to latin

  • 397

    the council of hippo and carthage decide which books will become part of the new testament

  • 405

    st. jerome complete his translation of the old testament

  • 410

    the visigoths destroy rome

  • 410

    st. agustine beings writing the city of God

  • 431

    council of ephesus

    this council condemned a heresy that said that Jesus was two persons in one body, and the council declared that the virgin Mary is truly the mother of God.
  • 432

    St. Patrick sent out to spread gospel in Ireland

  • 480

    Birth of St. benedict

  • Period: 500 to 1000


  • 507

    clovis army drives out visigoths out of france

  • 527

    justinian 1 becomes emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire

  • 529

    St. Benedict founds the first monastary

  • 529

    st benedict found his first monastery

  • 537

    construciton of haga spohia begins in constantinople

  • 590

    st gregory the great becomes pope

  • 596

    pope st gregory the great sends st agustine of canterbury to england to evangelize the anglo-saxons

  • 597

    st agustine baptizes the king of kent

  • 632

    Death of mohammad

    mohammad whom muslims call the prophet mohammad, is the founder of islam. by the time of his death, all of airiba is muslim
  • 716

    st boniface leaves england to evenaglize germania

  • 754

    with st boniface help, the pope allies with the kings of the franks

  • 1000

    muslims control two third of the ancient Christian world

  • 1054

    the great schism

  • 1073

    st gregory VII elected pope

  • 1073

    pope st gregory VII excommunicates the Holy Roman Emperor Henry IV

  • 1088

    first universities founded

  • 1094

    the byzantine emperor in constantinople asks the West for aid against Muslim armies

  • 1095

    pope urban II calls for a crusade, and christians temporarily capture jerusalem

  • 1144

    first gothic cathedral completed

  • 1147

    second and third crusades

  • 1204

    crusaders from the fourth crusade sack constantinople

  • 1209

    franciscan order is founded by st francis of assisi

  • 1216

    dominiican order founded by st dominic

  • 1229

    the inquisition is founded

  • 1265

    st thomas aquinas write the summa theologica

  • 1300

    the renaissance begins

  • 1347

    bubonic plague arrives in europe

  • 1377

    st catherine of siena convinces the pope to return the papacy to rome

  • 1386

    st catherine of siena cares for the sick and buries the dead the plague strikes siena

  • 1440

    Printing press invented

  • 1492

    muslims conquer constantinople and tun hagia sophia into a mosque

  • 1492

    christopher columbus reaches the americas

  • 1492

    christopher columbus sails for north america

  • 1513

    ponce de leon of spian founds st agustine, florida st agustine named for st agustine of hippo was the first european settlement in what is now the us

  • 1517

    martin luther presents the 95 thess

    in this document lurther presented what he saw as abusive practices
  • 1520

    luther denies the authroity of the pope to interpret scripture

  • 1521

    luther is excommunicated

  • 1522

    luther translates the bile into german

    luther removed seven old testament books, he also tried to change the new tesetaent by moving the letter of james the letter to the hebrews the letters of joh and the book of revelation into an appendix
  • 1526

    Franciscan missionaries arrive in what is now Florida

  • 1534

    St. Ignatius of Loyola founds the Society of Jesus (Jesuits)

  • 1534

    King Henry VIII of England breaks England from the Catholic Church after the pope refuses to allow him a divorce

  • 1535

    St. Thomas More is executed by Henry VIII

  • 1536

    Henry VIII dissolves all monasteries and convents in England and ireland

  • 1541

    First Franciscan explorations in what is now California

  • Period: 1545 to 1563

    the council of trent

  • 1549

    Jesuit missionaries arrive in the Far East

  • Period: 1562 to 1582

    St. Teresa of Avila founds Discalced Carmelite convents throughout Spain (input to Timetoast Timeline as “Timespan”)

  • king james bible becomes the bible of the church of england

  • St. Peter Claver arrives in Colombia

  • the mayflower sets sail from england to north america

    separatists wishing to further purify the church of england of catholic influence leave for north america on the mayflower. they hoped their colony would be a city on a hill an example to the church of englad of the need for further reform . in the new world many would be persecuted for their faith. most of the first british colines in north america legally exclude catholics quakers and others from participation in public life.
  • the colony of maryland is established

    maryland will be the first colony to allow religious freedom for catholics. jesuit priests there will offer the holy mass in the british colonies
  • england overthrows its catholic king and bans any future catholic monarchs

  • maryland outlaws the oublic practice of catholicism in the colony

  • Period: to

    the elightenment

  • british colonies in north america declare their independence

  • the french revolution begins

    one of the goals of the revolution was to turn france into a completely secular nation and rid it of christianity. church property was seized and many priests and religious were persecuted imprisoned and killed
  • the us constitution prevents religious tests for national office

  • the first admendment protects free religious exercise in the us and prevents national government from establishing a religion

    states were free to keep their establised churches and many did into the early 1800s
  • karl marx writes the communist manifesto

  • Period: to

    eccumencial council of the vatican

  • bolshevik part formed in russia

  • world war I begins

  • three children at fatima, portugal, are granted visions of the virgin mary

  • Mexico outlaws Catholicism

  • soviet union if formed

    lenin was it first leader: Stalin took power two years after Lenins death
  • the first catholic bishops in china are ordained

  • Servant of God Dorothy Day converts to Catholicism

  • Bl. Miguel Pro is killed by the Mexican government

  • hitler becomes chancellor of germany: first Nazi concentration camp is opened

  • Day founds the Catholic Worker newspaper

  • world war II begins

  • communist governments begin persecutions and mass murders across eruope and asia

  • St. Maximilian Kolbe is killed by the Nazis at Auschwitz

  • Pope St. John XXIII calls the Church council that will become known as Vatican II

  • ecumenical council of the vatican

    now known as vatican II
  • the us supreme court rules the cositution protects the right of an abortion

  • Pope St. John Paul II survives an assassination attempt ordered by the KGB (the Soviet intelligence agency)

  • the soviet union begins to fall

    the end of the cold war, the fall of the berlin wall, and the end of communism in europe would come in 1991