Rise of Christianity

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  • -4 BCE

    Jesus of Nazareth

    Jesus of Nazareth
    Jesus of Nazareth was born in the town of Bethlehem ( The celebration for Christmas. ) Jesus of Nazareth is the foundation of Christianity and by the Messianic Jewish people who proclaim Him to be the Messiah.
  • -4 BCE

    Paul of Tarsus

    Paul of Tarsus
    Paul was the "position" who set the tone for Christianity. It was Paul, and Jesus. Paul met James, the brother of Jesus, and Peter, the Apostle, in Jerusalem.
  • 64

    The Great Fire of Rome

    The Great Fire of Rome
    On July 19, 64 A.D. A fire broke out among the shops lining the Circus Maximus, Rome’s Famous chariot stadium. After the fire, (July 23, 64 AD ) many of Rome's famous landmarks were wiped away. After the fire, the people started to blame Nero for starting the fire. The reason why the people blames Nero is because Nero wanted to pass the Senate and control an design Rome the way he wanted to.
  • 66

    Roman Rule of Israel (begins)

    Roman Rule of Israel (begins)
    In 66 AD, the First Jewish–Roman War began. The revolt was put down by the future Roman emperors Vespasian and Titus. In 70 AD, the Romans destroyed much of the Temple in Jerusalem.
  • 181

    Perpetua

    Perpetua
    Perpetua was a Christian noblewoman who, at the turn of the third century, lived with her husband, her son, and her slave, Felicitas, in Carthage (in modern Tunis). At this time, North Africa was the center of a vibrant Christian community. It is no surprise, then, that when Emperor Septimius Severus determine
  • 272

    Constantine the Great

    Constantine the Great
    Constantine I was a Roman emperor who ruled in the 4th century. He was the first Christian emperor. He saw the empire begin to become a Christian state. The reason why he chose to take power was because his father died. He wanted to protect the Christians at all cost. He died on his deathbed in 337.
  • 303

    Great Persecution of 303 CE

    Great Persecution of 303 CE
    The Great Persecution was the last and most severe persecution of Christians in the Roman Empire.
  • 312

    Battle of Milvian Bridge

    Battle of Milvian Bridge
    The Battle of the Milvian Bridge took place between the Roman Emperors, Constantine I, and Maxentius. It takes its name from the Milvian Bridge, an important route over the Tiber. he main goal of this battle was to gain power over the bridge.
  • 313

    Edict of Milan

    Edict of Milan
    The Edict of Milan was a letter signed by the Roman emperors Constantine and Licinius,it listed religious toleration in the Roman Empire.
  • 347

    Emperor Theodosius

    Emperor Theodosius
    Theodosius I, known as Theodosius the Great, was a Roman Emperor from 379 to 395. He was the last emperor to rule over the Eastern and the Western halves of the Roman Empire. He campaigned against Goths and other barbarians who had invaded the Empire