GC 116 S15 Timeline

Black: Historical Background

Plotinus

Approx. 204 - 270

Mani

Approx. 216 - 274

Arius

256 - 336

Augustine of Hippo

Approx. 354 - 430

Council of Ephesus

431

Affirms the Nicene Creed

Benedict of Nursia

Approx. 480 - Approx. 542

Muhammad

Approx. 570 - Approx. 632

Battle of Tours

732

Charles Martel halts Muslim advance in Europe.

Charlemagne

Approx. 742 - Approx. 814

Einhard

Approx. 770 - 840

Notker of St. Gall

Approx. 840 - Approx. 912

Iceland settled by Norsemen

Approx. 874

Events of Laxdaela Saga

Approx. 880 - Approx. 1130

Anselm of Canterbury

Approx. 1033 - Approx. 1109

Al-Ghazālī

Approx. 1058 - Approx. 1111

Norman Conquest of England

1066

Peter Abelard

Approx. 1079 - Approx. 1142

University of Bologna formed

1088

The first university in Europe

Bernard of Clairvaux

Approx. 1090 - Approx. 1153

Héloïse d'Argenteuil

Approx. 1090 - Approx. 1164

Crusades

1096 - 1273

Hildegard of Bingen

Approx. 1098 - Approx. 1179

Averroës

Approx. 1126 - Approx. 1198

Maimonides

Approx. 1135 - Approx. 1204

Building of Chartres Cathedral

Approx. 1145 - Approx. 1220

Marie de France

Approx. 1160 - Approx. 1215

University of Paris formed

1170

Francis of Assisi

Approx. 1181 - Approx. 1226

Clare of Assisi

Approx. 1194 - Approx. 1253

Bonaventure

Approx. 1221 - Approx. 1274

Thomas Aquinas

Approx. 1225 - Approx. 1274

Writing of the Laxdaela Saga

Approx. 1230 - Approx. 1260

Dante Alighieri

Approx. 1265 - Approx. 1321

Julian of Norwich

Approx. 1342 - Approx. 1416

Geoffrey Chaucer

Approx. 1343 - Approx. 1400

First major outbreak of the Black Death

Approx. 1347

Peasants' Revolt in England

Approx. 1381