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Sam's Church History Timeline

  • 590

    Pope Gregory the Great Was Elected!

    Pope Gregory  the Great Was Elected!
    Pope Greggory the Great in the Conclae of 590
  • Period: Feb 7, 600 to Feb 7, 900

    The West Struggles

     600s: How was the West doing?
     Not so hot.
     How was the East doing?
     Economy: check.
     Unbroken line of rulers from Constantine: check.
     Beautiful palace for the Emperor: check.
  • Jan 6, 700

    After two defeats in the 700s, the spread of Islam slowed down

    After two defeats in the 700s, the spread of Islam slowed down
    After two defeats in the 700s, the spread of Islam slowed down
  • Jan 30, 717

    Willboard attempts to Preach the Gospel in Viking Territory

    Willboard attempts to Preach the Gospel in Viking Territory
     In 717, a monk names Willibroad became the first to attempt to preach the Gospel in Viking territory
  • Jan 30, 768

    Charlemagne became King of the Franks

    Charlemagne became King of the Franks
    became king of the Franks
  • Jan 6, 800

    Charlemagne Crowned Roman Emperorer

    Charlemagne Crowned Roman Emperorer
    800: earned the favor of Pope Leo III and was crowned Holy Roman Emperor
  • Period: Jan 1, 801 to Jan 1, 1001

    Chaos in the West

    From the 9th-11th centuries, the papacy was a prize of Roman families rather than a holy office
    Several popes were assassinated, poisoned, or deposed
    Nasty stories of Pope John VIII and Pope Stephen VII
  • Feb 6, 814

    Charlemagne’s Rule Ends

    Charlemagne’s Rule Ends
    By the end of Charlemagne’s rule in 814, Europe was Christian.
  • Period: Feb 7, 900 to Feb 7, 901

    A Storm Brews

    Test and East showed there was a storm brewing…
    Iconoclasts: believed that it was wrong to venerate pictures and icons
    Photius: ruler who created more tension with the papacy by having the current pope excommunicated.
    Russia: King Vladimir sent out scouts to see which form of Christianity would go best with the Russians…the West was WAY too lavish for them!
  • Jan 1, 936

    Otto I became Holy Roman Emperor and began reform

     Otto I became Holy Roman Emperor and began reform
    Otto I became Holy Roman Emperor and began reform
  • Period: Feb 6, 1000 to Feb 6, 1212

    The Reconquista: the reconquest of Spain from the Muslims

    The Reconquista: the reconquest of Spain from the Muslims
    The Church baptized and persuaded Jews and Muslims to become Christians (by whatever means necessary)
  • Feb 6, 1040

    Western Church at All Time Low

    Western Church at All Time Low
    In the 1040s, the Western Church was at its low:
     Papacy was corrupt: no strong leader to make sure everyone behaved!
     Lay rulers took control over most of Church
  • Jul 27, 1054

    THE GREAT SCHISM

    THE GREAT SCHISM
    July 1054: Cardinal Humbert SLAMMED the bull of excommunication on the high altar of Hagia Sofia, the beautiful Eastern Church
  • Feb 6, 1095

    Pope Urban II declared a Holy War

    Pope Urban II declared a Holy War
    Byzantine Emperor requested help fighting Turks who were attacking Christian pilgrims
    The battle cry was “Deus Vult” meaning “God wills it
  • Feb 6, 1099

    French and Italian Crusaders captured Jerusalem

    1099: French and Italian Crusaders captured Jerusalemthis was the beginning of a long bloody battle between Christians and non-Christians
  • Period: Feb 7, 1101 to Feb 7, 1200

    revival of economy, politics, religion, and culture for the West

    and culture for the West
    Faith:
    Bernard of Clairvaux inspired reform within the Church : Gothic Architecture originated in Northern France Pope Innocent III brought power back to the papacy
    Power went to the popes’ heads and they soon alienated the people because of their worldliness and greed
  • Feb 5, 1122

    The Concordat of Worms

     The Concordat of Worms
    Ended the power struggle: Bishops were to be elected by clergy in the presence of the Emperor
    Emperor did not invest them with their place, but the new bishop would pay homage to him
    Spiritual Renewal!
    Benedictine monasticism took over the West
    New orders formed:
    Carthusians: ultra-strict order of monks. Do you think they were popular?
    Cistercians: order that included Bernard of Clairvaux, who made it popular!
  • Mar 7, 1140

    Faith, Art, and Learning

    Faith, Art, and Learning
    1140: the church of Saint Denis was rebuilt by an unknown artist
    Used flying buttresses, ribbed vaulting, pointed arches
    Fewer pillars and more windows than previous Romanesque style
    Cathedrals were built in this style
    Most important building in each city
    Workers who built them are unknown; they built for God’s glory and not their own
  • Feb 6, 1209

    Saint Francis founded the Franciscans, or the Order of Friars Minor

     Saint Francis founded the Franciscans, or the Order of Friars Minor
  • Jan 1, 1215

    Saint Dominic founded the Dominicans, or the Order of Preachers

     Saint Dominic founded the Dominicans, or the Order of Preachers
  • Period: Feb 6, 1225 to Feb 6, 1274

    Thomas Aquinas Life

    Lived 1225-1274
    “No one can live without delight, and that is why a man deprived of spiritual joy goes over to fleshly pleasures.”
    Wrote the Summa Theologica
    Coined the term “transubstantiation”
    Developed 5 Proofs that God exists: PUNPI!!!
    Perfect Standard
    Uncreated Creator
    Necessary Being
    Prime Mover
    Intelligent Design
    Did not finish the Summa after a mystical experience. He said “All I have written is as straw beside the things that have been revealed to me.”
  • Aug 6, 1294

    August 1294: Celestine V elected pope

    August 1294: Celestine V elected pope
  • Feb 1, 1295

    1295: Boniface VIII elected pope

    1295: Boniface VIII elected pope
    1295: Boniface VIII elected pope
    Writes Unam Sanctam calling all to submit to papal authority
    French and English nation states unhappy
  • Feb 6, 1295

    Boniface VIII dies

  • Period: Feb 6, 1305 to Feb 6, 1378

    1305-1378

    7 French Popes reigned from Avignon
  • Feb 7, 1305

    : Clement V ELECTED POPE

    : Clement V ELECTED POPE
    : Clement V, friend of the French king, elected Pope
    Didn’t want to go to Rome, stayed in Avignon, France
  • Period: Feb 6, 1347 to Feb 6, 1350

    Black Death hit from 1347-1350

  • Feb 7, 1371

    1371: Gregory XI elected pope

    1371: Gregory XI elected pope
    1371: Gregory XI elected pope
  • Feb 3, 1378

    1378: Urban VI elected pope

    1378: Urban VI elected pope
    1378: Urban VI elected pope (last non-cardinal to be elected)
    Tortured six cardinals…not such a good guy…
  • Apr 7, 1378

    1378: Clement VII elected pope

    1378: Clement VII elected pope
    1378: Clement VII elected pope because Urban was invalid
    Clement lived in Avignon: created dilemma…who should get the loyalty?
  • Feb 6, 1389

    Urban Dies

    Urban Dies
    1389: Urban dies before a decision is made, succeeded by Boniface IX
  • Feb 7, 1394

    1394: Clement dies before a decision is made, succeeded by Benedict XIII

    1394: Clement dies before a decision is made, succeeded by Benedict XIII
    1394: Clement dies before a decision is made, succeeded by Benedict XIII
  • Feb 6, 1404

    pope Innocent VII elected

     pope Innocent VII elected
  • Feb 6, 1406

    pope Gregory XII elected

    pope Gregory XII elected
    pope Gregory XII elected
  • Feb 7, 1409

    1409: Alexander V elected pope

    1409: Alexander V elected pope
    1409: Alexander V elected pope at Council of Pisa…now three “popes”- two illegitimate, one legitimate
  • Feb 7, 1410

    1410: Alexander V dies suddenly,ohn XXIII elected pope

    1410: Alexander V dies suddenly,ohn XXIII elected pope
    1410: Alexander V dies suddenly, John XXIII elected pope (he was once a pirate)
  • Feb 6, 1418

    1418: Western Schism ends with the election of Martin V. PHEW!!!

    1418: Western Schism ends with the election of Martin V. PHEW!!!
    1418: Western Schism ends with the election of Martin V. PHEW!!!
  • Feb 7, 1418

    1414-1418: Council of Constantine

    1414-1418: Council of Constantine met to make a decision: all three resigned for the sake of unity in the Church
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