Rise of Christianity in the Roman Empire

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  • -64 BCE

    Roman Rule of Israel (begins)

    Roman Rule of Israel (begins)
    Israel was conquered by the Romans in the year 64 BCE
  • 6

    Birth of Jesus of Nazareth

    Birth of Jesus of Nazareth
    Although born in Bethlehem, according to Matthew and Luke, Jesus was a Galilean from Nazareth, a village near Sepphoris. With his birth, a new religion begun. (Christianity)
  • 64

    The great fire of Rome

    The great fire of Rome
    The great fire of Rome was an urban fire that caused destruction throughout the city until it was brought under control six days after. A small Christian settlement was not affected so they were blamed.
  • 64

    Paul of Tarsus Death

    Paul of Tarsus Death
    Paul the Apostle, commonly known as Saint Paul and also known by his Jewish name Saul of Tarsus, was an apostle who taught the gospel of Christ to the first-century world. Being one of the leaders of the first generation of Christians, often considered to be the most important person after Jesus in the history of Christianity. He was decapitated in the year 64
  • 203

    Perpetua's Death

    Perpetua's Death
    Considered a saint by the christian church, Perpetua was a member of the Christian religion who showed her loyalty for Christianity. She was a married noblewoman, said to have been 22 years old at the time of her death, and mother of an infant she was nursing. Died in March 7 203 in one of the christian persecutions.
  • 303

    The great persecution

    The great persecution
    The Great persecution was the last and most severe persecution of Christians
  • 306

    Constantine rise to the power

    Constantine rise to the power
    Constantine became an emperor in the year 306 and legalized the freedom of religion.
  • 312

    The Battle of the Milvian Bridge

    The Battle of the Milvian Bridge
    One day Constantine had a revelation "Quo signo vincet" at the same time he saw a symbol on the sky. He made his soldiers wear that symbol on their shields during the battle. The Battle of the Milvian Bridge took place between the Roman Emperors Constantine I and Maxentius on 28 October 312. This Battle was one by Constantine, who afterwards was launched to power.
  • 313

    The edict of Milan

    The edict of Milan
    The Edict of Milan was a letter signed by the Roman emperors Constantine and Licinius, that proclaimed religious toleration in the Roman Empire. The letter was issued in February, 313 AD, shortly after the emperor Diocletian and stopped the unfair treatment of Christians.
  • 379

    Theodosius the great

    Theodosius the great
    Theodosius I, also known as Theodosius the Great, was Roman Emperor from AD 379 to AD 395, as the last emperor to rule over both the eastern and the western halves of the Roman Empire. On accepting his elevation, he campaigned against Goths and other barbarians who had invaded the empire.