Jesus to AD 1000

Timeline created by imoy21
  • Period:
    -27 BCE
    to
    180

    Pax Romana

  • Period:
    AD 1
    to
    100

    Apostolic Age

  • 33

    The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

  • 33

    Pentecost

  • 33

    The Apostles Spread the Gospel

  • 33

    St. Stephen was Martyred

  • 34

    The Conversion of St. Paul

  • 42

    St. John the Apostle Travels to Ephesus with the Blessed Virgin

  • 44

    St. James is Martyred

    His body would be secretly buried in Spain.
  • 46

    St. Paul begins Missionary Journeys

  • 49

    The Council of Jerusalem Meets

  • 64

    The Persecution of Christians Begins

  • 70

    The Romans Burn the Jewish Temple

  • 80

    Didache is Written

  • 99

    The Writings of the New Testament have all been Finished

  • Period:
    100
    to
    500

    AD 100-500

  • 250

    Roman Emperor Decius persecutes Christians

    He has people worship gods of the state or face torture and death.
  • 251

    Council of Carthage

    This Council allowed people who lapsed their faith to come back after penance.
  • 303

    Roman Emperor Diocletian persecutes Christians

    Ordered Christians to die and members of the hierarchy to be imprisoned.
  • 313

    Edict of Milan is Issued

    Allowed freedom of religion in the Roman Empire.
  • 325

    Council of Nicaea

    Made the Nicene Creed; a prayer that we still pray to this day.
  • 330

    Constantine divides the Empire in two one to the east and the other to the west

  • 330

    St. Peter's Basilica is constructed in Rome

  • 397

    The Councils of Carthage and Hippo meet to discuss which books go into the New Testament

  • 410

    Visigoths destroy the city of Rome

  • 410

    St. Augustine begins writing "The City of God"

  • 431

    Council of Ephesus

    The Council declared Mary as mother of God and Jesus as two persons in one body.
  • 451

    Council of Chalcedon

    Affirmed that Jesus is fully human and fully divine.
  • 476

    Western Rome Collapses

  • 496

    Clovis, The King of the Franks, Converts to Catholicism

  • Period:
    500
    to
    1000

    AD 500-1000

  • 507

    Clovis' army drives the Visigoths out of France

  • 527

    Justinian becomes emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire

  • 529

    St. Benedict founds the first monastery

  • 537

    Construction of Hagia Sophia

  • 632

    Death of Mohammad

    All of Arabia is Muslim by the time of his death.
  • 637

    Muslims attack Constantinople

  • 638

    Muslims capture Jerusalem

  • 698

    Muslims take Carthage

  • 711

    Muslims invade and occupy Spain

  • 732

    France halts Muslim invasion

  • 793

    Vikings attack England

  • 800

    Charlemagne is crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope Leo the 3rd

  • 800

    Gunpowder is invented

  • 885

    Vikings attack Paris

  • 997

    Muslims occupy Santiago De Compostela in Spain, the burial place of St. James the apostle