Abraham, father of Isaac, helped to form JUdaism
God promises Abraham and his descendants a nation
The Aryans conquered the Indus River Valley and brought Sanskrit and other religious influences for HInduism
The Vedic Age provided for the fundamentals of Hinduism. Many of the basic ideas in Hinduism were put together in this time.
The most influential Vedas is written.
Moses takes the Jews out of enslavement, sets up the ten commandments, and creates a new covenant with God
The Upanishads were interpretations of past Aryan writings which states the fundamentals of HInduism
After the Jewish people were conquered, they were displaced and left Israel
The Brahmanas were written and established the significance of priests and sacrifice
The most influential piece of literature came to be and was honored by the Jewish people.
The founder and Buddha is Siddhartha Gautama.
Confucius is the founder of the set of teachings and philosophies known as Confucianism.
Gautama achieves the state of enlightenment that many Buddhists attempt to achieve. Enlightenment also helps Buddha create his own set of beliefs
The Analects teach on social law and manner. The book is written by Confucius.
Buddha spreads his beliefs and teaches his philosophies.
Lao- Tzu is the founder of Daoism
The Jewish holy book becomes more credited and thought of as a Scripture
Tao Te Ching is a sacred text in Daoism
Zhuangzi was a very recognized member of Daoism who furthered the religion
Mencius spreads the teachings through China as a ruler.
The Mauryan Empire makes Hinduism a major religion, until King Ashoka's rule
Ramayana, a Hindu epic, still influencing Hinduism today, is composed
The King converts to Buddhism, then spreads it throughout India
Wang Bi fuses some ideas of Daoism with Confucianism
Mahayana Buddhism is a denomination that speaks of Enlightenment happening in one life
The balance of light and dark and good and evil is emphasized on.
The founder of Christianity was born in Bethleham
Christ dies for being an enemy of Rome
Christ comes back to life and is thought to be the Messiah.
The New Testaments replace the Old Testaments and Christians abide by it
Jerusalem is destroyed along with the second Temple
The Book of Revelation deals with the world and the inevitability of an end to it.
Buddhism goes from India to China, where it is still practiced today.
Zhang Daoling preaches Daoism more, to the point to where it is recognized as an organized religion.
Philosopher Nargarjuna writes the Middle Way to outline Buddhist principles
The Han Dynasty collapses, causing more people to turn away from Confucianism
Literature is burned, including all Confucian texts
The First Emperor kills many Confucian Scholars for criticism him
Confucianism fades more and followers of the faith turn to Daoist principles
Roman emperors tortured and killed many Christian leaders and dehumanized the faith.
Emperor Constantine becomes a Christian, and helps write the edict of Milan.
Buddhism surpasses Daoism in followers inside of China