Timeline of the New Testament

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Rome was founded

753 BC

Alexander the Great defeats the Persians

333 BC

Thessalonica Founded

315 BC

Maccabees held power

166 BC - 63 BC

Corinth Destroyed by Rome

146 BC

Corinth Destroyed by Rome for a second time

46 BC

Philippi became a Roman Colony

42 BC

Herod the Great held power over Judea

37 BC - 4 BC

The reign of Caesar Augustus, the first emperor of the Roman Empire

30 BC - 14 AD

The Birth of Jesus occurred during his rule

Pontius Pilate the Prefect of the Roman Empire's Judaea Province

26 AD - 36 AD

The Council of Jerusalem

49 AD

Jews expelled from Rome

49 AD

Church Established in Philippi during Pauls second missionary journey

50 AD

Roman Emporer Nero's Reign

54 AD - 68 AD

Responsible for carrying out the execution of Paul

The Great Fire of Rome. Emperor Nero blamed the Christians

64 AD

The death of Nero.

68 AD

Bar Kochba Revolt

132 AD - 135 AD

Dating of the New Testament Books

Acts

30 AD - 60 AD

James

45 AD - 46 AD

Galatians

48 AD - 55 AD

Gospel of Mark

50 AD - 70 AD

1 Thessalonians

50 AD - 54 AD

2 Thessalonians

50 AD - 54 AD

Romans

54 AD - 57 AD

2 Corinthians

54 AD - 57 AD

1 Corinthians

55 AD - 57 AD

Gospel of Luke

60 AD - 80 AD

Gospel of Matthew

60 AD - 80 AD

Colossians

60 AD - 61 AD

Philemon

60 AD - 61 AD

Ephesians

60 AD - 62 AD

1,2 & 3 John

60 AD - 90 AD

Philippians

61 AD - 62 AD

1 Timothy

63 AD - 66 AD

Titus

63 AD - 66 AD

Hebrews

64 AD - 68 AD

1 Peter

64 AD - 65 AD

2 Peter

64 AD - 68 AD

2 Timothy

67 AD - 68 AD

Jude

67 AD - 80 AD

Gospel of John

85 AD - 95 AD

Revelation

95 AD - 96 AD

Life of Jesus

Jesus Birth

6 BC

Jesus - The Beginning of Jesus' Public Ministry

26 AD - 27 AD

Jesus - Galilean Ministry

27 AD - 29 AD

Jesus - Perean and Judean Ministry

29 AD - 30 AD

Passion Week and Crucifixion

30 AD

In the month of April

Resurrection and Ascension

30 AD

In the month of April

The Life of Paul

Paul's Conversion

35 AD

Paul's First post conversion visit to Jerusalem

35 AD

Paul's First Missionary Journey

44 AD - 46 AD

Pauls Secondary Journey

50 AD - 53 AD

Paul established the church in Philippi

50 AD

Paul in Ephesus

52 AD - 55 AD

Pauls Third Missionary Journey

53 AD - 57 AD

Paul under house arrest

60 AD - 62 AD

Paul arrested again

64 AD - 66 AD

Paul visits Spain

65 AD

(date not confirmed but suggested by Text book)

Paul was Martyred under Nero

67 AD

Paul's Fourth and last visit to Jerusalem

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