Jesus to AD 500

Timeline created by ntruj
  • 33

    The Resurrection of Jesus Christ

  • 33

    Pentecost

  • 33

    The Apostles spread the Gospel

  • 33

    St. Stephen martyred

  • 34

    The Conversion of St. Paul

  • 42

    St. John the apostle travels to Ephesus with the Blessed Virgin Mary

  • 44

    St. James the Apostle is martyred: his body is secretly buried in Spain

  • 46

    St. Paul begins missionary journeys to Galatia, Greece, Syria, and many more places

  • 49

    Council of Jerusalem

  • 64

    Persecution of Christians begins under Roman emperor Nero

  • 70

    Romans burn the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem

  • 80

    Didache written

  • 99

    All writings that become part of the New Testament have been written by this time

  • Period:
    100
    to
    500

    ad 100-500

  • 250

    Persecution under Roman emperor Decius

  • 251

    Coucil of Carthage

  • 303

    Persecution under Roman emperor Diocletian

  • 313

    Emperor Constantine issues the Edict of Milan

  • 325

    Council of Nicaea

  • 330

    Emperor Constantine divides the Roman empire into East and West

  • 330

    Construction of the first St. Peter's Basilica in Rome

  • 354

    Birth of St. Augustine

  • 360

    Books begin to replace scrolls

  • 382

    Pope Damasus asks St. Jerome to translate the Gospels into Latin

  • 397

    The councils of Hippo and Carthage determine which books will become part of the New Testament

  • 405

    St. Jerome complete his translation of the Old Testament

  • 410

    The Visigoths destroy the city of Rome

  • 410

    St. Augustine begins writing The City Of God

  • 431

    Council of Ephesus

  • 432

    St. Patrick sets out to spread the Gospel in Ireland

  • 451

    Council of Chalcedon

  • 476

    The Western Roman Empire collapses

  • 480

    Birth of St. Benedict

  • 496

    Clovis, the King of the Franks, converts to Catholicism

  • Period:
    500
    to
    1000

    ad 500-1000

  • 507

    Clovis' army drives Visigoths out of France

  • 527

    Justinian I becomes emperor of the Eastern Roman Empire

  • 529

    St. Benedict founds the first monastery

  • 537

    Construction of the Hagia Sophia (current structure) begins in Constantinople

  • 632

    Death of Muhammad

  • 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 III

  • 800

    Gunpowder invented

  • 885

    Vikings attack Paris

  • 997

    Muslims occupy Santiago de Compostela in Spain, burial place of St. James the Apostle