Church History

Secular History

Destruction of Jerusalem, 70

70 AD

Severus commands univeral sun worship, 202

202

1000 year anniversary of Rome, 248

248 AD

Battle of Tours, 732

732

stopped spread of Islam into Europe

Traditional Church History

Pentecost, 30

30 AD

founding of the church

Stephen Martyred, 33

33 AD

Paul's First Missionary Journey, 46

46 AD

Jerusalem Council, ca. 49

49 AD

Papias, 60-130

60 AD - 130 AD

Neroian Persecution, 64

64 AD

Ignatius Martyred, ca. 107

107 AD

Conversion of Jusin Martyr, 130

130 AD

Marcion excommunicated for Docetism, 144

144 AD

Justin writes first apology, 153

153 AD

Polycarp martyred, ca. 155

155 AD

Martyrdom of Justin Martyr,165

165 AD

Celsus' True Reason, 178

178 AD

Iraneus writes Against Heresies, 185

185 AD

Catechetical School in Alexandria opened, 185

185 AD

birth of Mani, founder of Manicheanism, 216

216

Church at Dura Europis built, 232

232 AD

Conversion of Cyprian, 245

245 AD

Cyprian bishop of Carthage, 247

247 AD

Origen writes Contra Celsus, 248

248 AD

Decius's edict- sacrifice to gods and receive libelus, 250

250 AD

Remnant Church

Possible beginning of Montanist mvt., 156 (mckinney)

156 AD