Church History Timeline

Church Events

Crucifixion

33 AD

Nicea I

325

Constantinople I

381

Ephesus

431

Chalcedon I

451

Constantinople II

553

Constantinople III

681

Nicea II

787

Constantinople IV

870

Eastern Schism

1054

Lateran I

1123

Lateran II

1139

Lateran III

1179

Lateran IV

1215

Lyon I

1245

Lyon II

1274

Vienne

1312

Constance

1418

Florence

1445

Lateran V

1517

Trent

1545

Ended in 1563

Vatican I

1870

Vatican II

1962

Ended in 1965

Apostolic Fathers

Clement of Rome

1 AD - 101 AD

Ignatius of Antioch

35 AD - 110 AD

Polycarp of Smyrna

69 AD - 155 AD

Justin Martyr

103 - 165

Greek Fathers

Irenaeus of Lyons

115 - 202

Clement of Alexandria

150 - 215

Origen of Alexandria

185 - 253

Eusebius of Cesarea

263 - 339

Athanasius

296 - 373

Cyril of Jerusalem

313 - 386

Gregory of Nazianzus

329 - 389

Basil the Great

330 - 379

Gregory of Nyssa

332 - 395

John Chrysostom

347 - 14 September 407

Cyril of Alexandria

376 - 444

Maximus the Confessor

580 - 13 August 662

John of Damascus

645 - 749

Latin Fathers

Tertullian

160 - 225

Hippolytus of Rome

170 - 235

Cyprian of Carthage

200 - 258

Hilary of Poitiers

300 - 368

Ambrose of Milan

330 - 4 April 397

Jerome

347 - 30 September 420

Augustine of Hippo

13 November 354 - 28 August 430

Pope Leo the Great

391 - 10 November 461

Pope Gregory the Great

540 - 12 March 604

Isidore of Seville

560 - 4 April 636

Syriac Fathers

Ephrem the Syrian

306 - 373

Isaac of Nineveh

650 - 700

Religious Orders

Anthony of the Desert

251 - 356

Benedict of Nursia

480 - 547

Romuald

950 - 1027

Bertold

1130 - 1195

Dominic

1170 - 6 August 1221

Francis of Assisi

1181 - 3 October 1226

Clare of Assisi

16 July 1194 - 11 August 1253

Order of Preachers Established

1206

Franciscan Order Established

1209

Teresa of Ávila

28 March 1515 - 4 October 1582

John of the Cross

1542 - 14 December 1591

Armand de Rancé

9 January 1626 - 27 October 1700

Theologians and Philosophers