Mod 5 Lesson 4 Assignment

  • 6 CE

    Territories of Judea, Samaria, and Idumea come under direct imperial control as the Roman province of Judea.
  • 4 BCE

    Jesus of Nazareth is born
  • 30 CE

    Jesus' early followers from Galilee settle in Jerusalem know as the Twelve.
  • 35-36 CE

    Saul of Tarsus, a Jew, comes to believe in Jesus as the Messiah and subsequently becomes the apostle Paul.
  • 37-100 CE

    Life of Josephus, the Jewish historian
  • 70-100 CE

    Gospels of Mark, Matthew, and Luke (Luke-Acts) written.
  • 90-110 CE

    Gospel of John written
  • 98-117 CE

    Reign of Emperor Trajan
  • 90-150 CE

    Gospel of Thomas and other gnostic manuscripts written
  • 100-165 CE

    Life of Justin Martyr, early Christian apologist. Justin defends Christianity as a "philosophy" worthy of the respect of the educated and as the only legitimate heir to the Israelite scriptures.
  • 132-135 CE

    Second Jewish Revolt against Rome (Bar Kochba Revolt). By this time Christians have separated from Judaism.
  • 150-215 CE

    Life of Clement of Alexandria, early Christian teacher and theologian. Clement's theology is known for its skillful blend of Christian proclamation with Greek philosophical precepts.
  • 150-222 CE

    Life of Tertullian, early Christian apologist. Prolific writer and sharp witted defender of the ermerging Christian orthodoxy, until he converted to Montanism late in his life.
  • 185-254 CE

    Life of Origen. One of the great early Christian scholars and teachers, his writings had a profound effect on the development of Christian theology, particularly in the provinces of the Greek East.
  • 260-340 CE

    Life of Eusebius, Bishop of Caesarea, chronicler of early church and court historian to Constantine
  • 325 CE

    Council of Nicea attempts to resolve theological differences among church factions. It is agreed that Christ was both fully human and fully divine.
  • 327 CE

    Death of Constantine.