History From the Beginning to the Protestant Reformation

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The Creation and Fall of Manking

4000 B.C

History is the memory of mankin. In the beginning God created everything and gave just a simple rule the the humans, do not eat from just one tree. They did it, and were punished by being sent to live on Eath.

The Beginning of Languages, Nations, and Races

2500 B.C

After the flood, Noah and his family repopulated the earth. Nimrod, descendnt of Noah´s, Ham, build the city of Babel. In there, layed the Tower of Babel. place in which languges were born.

Rise of the Sumerian Civilization at the Fertile Crescent

2300 B.C - 1800 B.C

The Fertile Crecsent was also known as "The Cradle of Civilazation" because it gave birth to many other civilizations. Its prosperity comes mainly because it is surrounded by two big rivers, Tigris and Euphrates.
The southermost region was known as Sumer. It was the civilization which developed cuneiforn as a writing system.

The Gift of the Nile, Egypt

2300 B.C - 1700

The most important thing that helped the rise of the Egyptian civilization is the mighty rives that crosses the its land; the Nile river. As it is one of the biggest rivers on Earth, it was capable of supplyng water to all the nation, and is it floods once every year, they learned to take tha best of that.

Rise of the Aegean Civilization, Greece

2000 B.C

As the families grew up and more and more people inhabited the land, they had to create an eficient way for living in order. In this way the city-states were created.

The Creation of Israel

2000 B.C

God called Abraham to be the father the promised land. So that his descendance will be as abundant as the stars in the sky, which is the actual main population.

Creation of China

1525 B.C

It is known as the world´s oldest living civilization. They developed a system of dynasties, nearly ten of them. Each dynastie has its own characteristis which formed what we know as China.

Creation of the Democracy

1050 B.C

The history of democracy traces back from Athens. Democracy is a political system in which all the members of the society have an equal share of formal political power.

Roman Law

450 B.C

Roman law is the legal system of ancient Rome, and the legal developments from the Twelve Tables to the Corpus Juris Civilis ordered by the emperor Justinian I.
It was in the concept of a single sovereignty.

Alexander the Great Conquests

334 B.C

Alexander the Great was the conqueror of the Persian Empire and was also King of Macedonia, and is considered a brilliant military tactician and troop leader. He was born in Pella, once the ancient capital of Macedonia, in 356 B.C., and was the son of Phillip II.

Creation of Roman Empire

265 B.C

They did no set out to build an empire. But as they started to gain power, they expanded conquering more and more land.

Augustus and the Pax Romana

30 B.C - 130

Pax Romana was the long period of relative peace and minimal expansion by military force experienced by the Roman Empire. Since it was established by Caesar Augustus it is sometimes called Pax Augusta.

The Persecution of Christians

98 A.D - 313 A.D

Persecution of Christians can be traced both historically and in the current century. Early Christians were persecuted for their faith, at the hands of both Jews from whose religion Christianity arose, and the Roman Empire which controlled much of the land early Christianity was distributed across.

The Church is Born

100

It begins when Jesus appointed 12 men, the apostles, to carry His work after his death. He layed the church and its teaching over them.

Rise of Islam

395

The Spread of Islam began when Muhammad published his preachings that he had received revelations from God and claimed to be a prophet at the age of 40 . During his lifetime the Muslim was established in Arabia by way of their conversion to Islam. In the first centuries conversion to Islam followed the rapid growth of the Muslim world

Importance of Early Popes

445

The first pope, Leo I, was recognized as supreme over the Roman Church, this was the first step to many other in their way to power. After him, Pope Galesius I issued the doctrine of the two swords, which separated the civil and ecclesiastical authority, making the popes supreme.

The rise of Rome and the Papacy

500

All began in the church of Jerusalem, the first one. Many others started coping it as a model to their, until the Romans destroyed it. after that, the Roman Church began to go from invisible to visible to the point in which all that mattered was power.

Age of Exploration

1000

The Age of Discovery, also known as the Age of Exploration, was a period starting in the early 15th century and continuing to the 17th century during which Europeans explored Africa, the Americas, Asia and Oceania.

Decline of the Medieval Church

1075

Some reasons for decline were. a rapid growth, pagan persecution, and ecclesiastical rivalry. And as they had almost all the power, it a a hard deal to solve.

The Crusades

1095

The crusades originated when pilgrims traveled to different to places with the mission of prove their piety.

Translation of the Bible by John Wycliffe and Peter Waldo

1150 - 1320

John Wycliffe:
He helped to the translation of the Bible into common languages, and he is seen as one of the precursors of the Protestant Reformation.
Peter Waldo:
His work was similar to Wycliffe`s, but 200 years earlier in the Alps.

The Morning Star of the Reformation

1320 - 1384

It refers to John Wycliffe and his work previous to the Protestant Reformation. It called like that as a metaphor describing that it came early.

The Black Death

1335 - 1351

The Black Death was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history, peaking in Europe. It killed millions of people throughout Europe and Asia.

The Invention of the Printing Press

1440

It was Invented by Johannes Gutemberg, the first book printed was the Bible. It gave agility to the reproduction of books and manuscripts.

Calvinism

1509

The Protestant Reformation

1517 - 1600

It is about some individuals who searched for the truth about salvation and found it in God`s Word.It is mainly about one particular man who realized the the Roman Church was not as Holy as they thought. This man was a German called Martin Luther. And he make a revolution against the church and its corrupted ideals and practices.