Early Church

Events

Life of Jesus

4 B.C. - 32 A.D.

Persecution of Christians

32 AD - 70 AD

Acts of the Apostles

32 AD - 60 AD

Birth of the Church in Jerusalem

32 AD

Conversion of Paul

33 AD - 36 AD

Life of St. Ignatius of Antioch

35 AD - 108 AD

Life of St. Clement of Rome

35 AD - 99 AD

First NT Documents are Written

50 AD

Church Fathers

50 AD - 700 AD

Age of Apostolic Fathers

50 AD - 150 AD

Council of Jerusalem

50 AD

Christianity Spreads

50 AD

First Jewish-Roman War

63 AD - 70 AD

Widespread Roman persecution of Christians

64 AD - 313 AD

Great Fire of Rome

64 AD

Life of St. Polycarp

69 AD - 156 AD

Life of St. Justin Martyr

100 AD - 165 AD

Life of St. Anthony

251 AD - 356 AD

Life of Arius

256 AD - 336 AD

Life of St. Athansius

296 AD - 373 AD

Great Persecution

303 AD - 313 AD

Constantine’s Vision of the Cross in the Sky

312 AD

Constantine signs Edict of Milan

313 AD

Council of Nicaea

325 AD

Life of St. Cyril

376 AD - 444 AD

Emperor Theodoius signs Edict of Thessalonica

380 AD

First Council of Constantinople

381 AD

Life of Nestorius

386 AD - 450 AD

Council of Ephesus

431 AD

Council of Calcedon

451 AD