New Testament Timeline

Andrea Ackermann NT Intro

Rome

Julius Caesar

100 BC - 44 BC

Caesar assassinated

44 BC

Pax Romana

27 BC - 180 AD

Augustus

27 BC - 14 AD

Tiberius

14 AD - 37 AD

Caligula

37 AD - 41 AD

Claudius

41 AD - 54 AD

Nero

54 AD - 68 AD

Rome is burned

64 AD

Vitellius

69 AD

Otho

69 AD

Vespasian

69 AD - 79 AD

Titus

79 AD - 81 AD

Domitian

81 AD - 96 AD

Nerva

96 AD - 98 AD

Trajan

98 AD - 117 AD

Hadrian

117 AD - 138 AD

Antonius Pius

138 AD - 161 AD

Lucius Verus

161 AD - 169 AD

Marcus Aurelius

161 AD - 180 AD

Pertinax

169 - 187

Commodus

180 AD - 192 AD

Didius Julianus

193 AD

Septimius Severus

193 AD - 211 AD

Herods

Herod the Great

37 BC - 4 BC

Herod Antipas

4 BC - 39 AD

Archaelus

4 BC - 6 AD

Philip the Tetrarch

4 BC - 34 AD

Herod Agrippa I

37 AD - 44 AD

Herod Agrippa II

53 AD - 100 AD

Judean Governors/Procurators

Coponius

6 AD - 9 AD

Marcus Ambivius

9 AD - 12 AD

Annius Rufus

12 AD - 15 AD

Valerius Gratus

15 AD - 26 AD

Pontius Pilate

26 AD - 36 AD

Marcellus

36 AD - 37 AD

Marullus

37 AD - 41 AD

Cuspius Fadus

44 AD - 46 AD

Tiberius Alexander

46 AD - 48 AD

Cumunus

48 AD - 52 AD

Felix

52 AD - 58 AD

Festus

58 AD - 62 AD

Albinus

62 AD - 65 AD

Gesius Florus

64 AD - 66 AD

Jewish History

Septuagint is developed

200 BC - 100 BC

Seleucid control of Palestine

198 BC - 142 BC

Antiochus IV plunders Jerusalem

175 BC - 164 BC

Jewish revolt against Seleucid Dynasty

168 BC - 167 BC

Rededication of the temple

164 BC

Hasmonean Dynasty; Jewish political independence

142 BC - 63 BC

Pompey invades Jerusalem; Roman occupation of Judea begins

63 BC

Aristobulus III as high priest

40 BC - 35 BC

Herod begins rebuilding temple

20 BC - 19 BC

The Jerusalem Council

48 AD

First Jewish war with Rome

66 AD - 73 AD

Destruction of Jerusalem and Temple

70 AD

Josephus writes Jewish War

75 AD

Josephus writes Antiquities of the Jews

93 AD

Josephus dies

100 AD

Bar Kochba's revolt; Jews are expelled from Jerusalem after it falls

132 AD - 135 AD

Jesus & John the Baptist

Jesus' birth

6 BC - 3 BC

John the Baptist begins ministry

26 AD - 27 AD

Jesus' ministry

26 AD - 30 AD

Jesus' baptism by John the Baptist

27 AD - 29 AD

Jesus' death

29 AD - 30 AD

Apostles, Paul, Early Church

Essene community at Qumran established

150 BC - 125 BC

Stephen is martyred

31 AD - 32 AD

Paul's Damascus Road encounter

32 AD - 36 AD

Paul in Tarsus

33 AD - 44 AD

Paul & Barnabas begin first missionary journey

46 AD - 48 AD

Romans written

49 AD - 52 AD

Paul in Corinth

49 AD - 52 AD

Paul's correspondence with churches

49 AD - 62 AD

Writing of NT texts

50 AD - 130 AD

Paul's second missionary journey

50 AD - 52 AD

Paul's third missionary journey

52 AD - 57 AD

Paul in Ephesus

53 AD - 55 AD

Paul writes letters to Corinthians

53 AD - 55 AD

Paul imprisoned in Caesarea

57 AD - 59 AD

Paul's fourth missionary journey

57 AD - 60 AD

Gospels of Mark and Luke written

60 AD - 69 AD

Peter goes to Rome

62 AD

Nero persecutes Christians

62 AD - 68 AD

Peter is martyred

62 AD - 64 AD

James, the brother of Jesus, is martyred

62 AD

Christians flee Jerusalem to escape persecution

62 AD - 64 AD

Paul's death

64 AD - 68 AD

Didache written

70 C.E. - 110 C.E.

Acts written

90 AD - 120 AD

Rise of docetism

90 AD - 95 AD

Clement writes 1 Clement

95 AD - 100 AD

Gospel of Thomas

95 AD - 100 AD

2 Peter, 1 Timothy written

100 AD - 130 AD

Ignatius martyred

115 AD - 117 AD

Epistles of Ignatius written

115 AD - 117 AD

Irenaeus

130 AD - 200 AD

Gnosticism flourishes

135 AD

Marcion and Valentinus begin teaching

140 AD - 160 AD

Shepherd of Hermas written

140 AD

Montanus begins teaching; Montanus controversy

156 AD - 185 AD

Tertullian

160 AD - 225 AD

Justin Martyr writes Apologies

160 AD

Diatessaron written by Tatian

175 AD - 180 AD

Celsus writes True Reason

178 AD

Irenaeus writes Against Heresies

180 AD - 185 AD

Origen

185 AD - 254 AD

Chester Beatty written

200 AD