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Christian Time Line
by Wayne Blank
32: Stephen martyred, the Jerusalem church scattered.
33: Saul of Tarsus converted to the apostle Paul On The Road To Damascus.
44: James, the brother of John, was executed by Herod.
46: Paul's First Missionary Journey began.
48: The Council of Jerusalem, the first Christian council.
49: Paul's second missionary journey began. See Paul In Athens
52: Paul's third missionary journey began.
54: Nero became the Roman emperor.
60: Paul was taken as a prisoner to Rome.
62: Paul was martyred in Rome by the Roman authorities under Nero.
64: The Great Fire of Rome, started by Nero, and blamed on the Christians.
67: Peter martyred in Rome by the Roman authorities under Nero, perhaps crucified upside down.
70: During the Roman-Jewish War, destruction of Second Temple (Herod's Temple) exactly as prophesied by Jesus Christ 40 years before. See Prophecy.
73: The fall of Masada.
117: Hadrian became emperor of Rome, he built "Hadrian's Wall" across Britain. Also see Roman Roads
132: The Bar Kokhba Revolt began. The last Jewish revolt, Judea and Jerusalem were deleted from maps, Herodotus renamed the region "Palestine."
160: Polycarp martyred.
170: Years of the Great Plague in the Roman Empire.
220: The Goths invaded Asia Minor and the Balkans.
249: Rome 1,000 years old.
285: The Roman empire was partitioned into Western and Eastern empires, becoming the "2 legs" of Daniel's Statue.
312: Constantine defeated Maxentius at Milvian Bridge.
313: The Edict of Milan, Constantine established toleration of Christianity.
331: The Roman emperor Constantine decreed Sunday as the official Roman-Christian day of rest in place of The Fourth Commandment.
325: The Council of Nicaea, produced the Nicaean Creed.
330: Old Saint Peter's Basilica was dedicated by Constantine. It was located over the traditional (but never authenticated) burial site of Peter on Vatican Hill in Rome.
383: Roman legions began leaving Britain.
400: Vulgate Latin text became the standard Bible of Roman Christianity.
410: The Visigoths sacked Rome.
476: The traditional date for the "fall" of the western Roman empire.
550: The crucifix became a Christian icon.
596: Augustine of Canterbury was sent to convert Britain to Christianity.
637: Jerusalem was captured by Islam.
1054: The split between the Eastern and Western Roman churches was formalized, the Orthodox Church was founded.
1095: The First Crusade called by Pope Urban II to restore Asia Minor to Byzantium and conquer the Holy Land from the Turks. The Crusades would continue until 1291.
1260: The date which a 1988 Vatican-sponsored scientific study placed the origin of the Shroud Of Turin.
1370: English became established as the national language of England.
1350: The Renaissance began in Italy.
1380: English theologian John Wycliffe produced the first complete translation of the Bible in English.
1517: Martin Luther's 95 Theses - the beginning of the Protestant Reformation.
1521: Martin Luther excommunicated from the Roman Catholic church.
1530: The Augsburg Confession, Martin Luther established the Lutheran Church.
1534: Henry VIII took England away from the Roman Catholic church, established the British monarch as the head of the Church of England.
1536: English Bible translator William Tyndale was executed on charges of heresy.
1609: The Baptist Church was founded by John Smyth. He rejected infant baptism and demanded separation of church and state.
1611: The King James Version of the Bible was first published.
1901: The American Standard Version of the Bible first published.
1925: The "Scopes Monkey Trial," a Tennessee school teacher was arrested for teaching the theory of evolution. See The Seven Days Of Creation
1947: Discovery of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
1948: The founding of the modern state of Israel.
Fact Finder: Does God experience the passage of time the same as we do?