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HISTORY of Christian Theology

TIMELINE of Christian Theology

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A.D. 292–348

Pachomius

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c. A.D. 293–373

Athanasius

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4th CENTURY

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4th Century A.D.

Ezana of Axum

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4th–6th centuries

Donatist Controversy

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A.D. 313

Edict of Milan

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A.D. 314

Council of Arles

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4th Century

Arian Controversy

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A.D. 320

Gupta Empire (India)

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A.D. 321

Council in Alexandria

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A.D. 321–375

Valentinian

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c. A.D. 323–350

Constans

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A.D. 325

First Council of Nicaea

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c. A.D. 330–390

Gregory of Naziansen

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c. A.D. 330-379

Basil of Caesarea

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A.D. 335

Council of Tyre

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c. A.D. 335–394

Gregory of Nyssa

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c. A.D. 340 – A.D. 397

Ambrose

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A.D. 341

Council of Antioch

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Died A.D. 341

Eusebius of Nicomedia

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A.D. 343

Council of Sardica

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A.D. 347–395

Theodosius

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A.D. 27 Mar 347–30 Sep 420

Jerome

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c. A.D. 350–428

Theodore of Mopsuestia

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A.D. 354–430

Augustine

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A.D. 355

Council of Milan

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A.D. 359–383

Gratian

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c. A.D. 360–435

John Cassian

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A.D. 371-392

Valentinian II

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A.D. 378

Battle of Adrianople

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c. A.D. 378–444

Cyril of Alexandria

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c. A.D. 380–439

Socrates the Historian

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c. A.D. 380–456

Eutyches

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A.D. 381

First Council of Constantinople

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A.D. 381

Constantinople Creed

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A.D. 381

Council of Aquileia

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Died A.D. 382

Apollinaris of Laodicea

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A.D. 385

Augustine begins writing

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A.D. 397

Councils of Carthage

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5th CENTURY

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c. A.D. 400–450

Sozomen

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fl. early 5th century

Nestorius

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A.D. 401–450

Theodosius II

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5th century A.D.

Eusebius Bishop of Dorylaeum

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c. 405 A.D.

Vulgate

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A.D. 410

Rome Sacked

A.D. 410 The VisigothsThe western branch of the Germanic Goths who sacked Rome. They were later granted foederati (allied) status by the Western Roman Empire, and they esta... more sack Rome, no longer the capital of the Roman Empire(27 B.C.) After a period of unrest and competing generals jockeying for power, Octavian, the adopted son of Julius Caesar, becomes the first official ... more, but still its cultural and spiritual center. Please share if you found this post informative.

fl. 410–420

Pelagius

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A.D. 420

Jin Empire Ends

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A.D. 430

Council in Alexandria

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A.D. 431

Council of Ephesus

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A.D. 449

Robber Council

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A.D. 449

Second Council of Ephesus

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A.D. 451

Council of Chalcedon

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Died A.D. 454

Dioscorus of Alexandria

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Died A.D. 10 Nov 461

Leo the Great

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c. A.D. 466–511

Clovis

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A.D. 475

First Council of Lyon

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A.D. 477–524

Boethius

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A.D. 480

Western Roman Empire Ends

A.D. 480 The Western Roman Empire(27 B.C.) After a period of unrest and competing generals jockeying for power, Octavian, the adopted son of Julius Caesar, becomes the first official ... more officially ends after the GermanicReferring to an Indo-European ethnic group of people originating in northern Europe. The Roman Empire bordered on Germanic lands for centuries and the... more king, Odoacer, conquered the Italian peninsula and established his own Kingdom of Italy. Please share if you found this post informative.

c. A.D. 2 Mar 480–21 Mar 547

Benedict

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c. A.D. 482–565

Justinian

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A.D. 484-519

Acacian Schism

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fl. c. 500

Dionysius

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6th CENTURY

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c. A.D. 500–548

Theodora

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A.D. 550

Gupta Empire Ends

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A.D. 553

Second Council of Constantinople

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Died A.D. 555

Vigilius

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c. A.D. 560–636

Isidore of Seville

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c. A.D. 570–632

Muhammad

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c. A.D. 580–662

Maxiumus the Confessor

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c. A.D. 580–662

Maximus the Confessor

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A.D. 581

Sui Empire (China)

A.D. 581 The Sui Dynasty rises and reunites China under its imperial rule. Please share if you found this post informative.

A.D. 589

Third Council of Toledo

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A.D. 592

Council of Orange

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7th CENTURY

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died A.D. 12 Mar 604

Gregory the Great

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A.D. 632

Rashidun Caliphate

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A.D. 651

Umayyad Caliphate

A.D. 651 The Umayyad Caliphate(A.D. 661) The Umayyad Caliphate begins, extending its territory to include the whole of North Africa, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Indus Valley reg... more begins, extending its territory to include the whole of North Africa, the Iberian Peninsula, and the Indus Valley region. Please share if you found this post informative.

A.D. 651

Sassanid Empire Ends

A.D. 224–651 After losing a catastrophic war with the Eastern Roman Empire(27 B.C.) After a period of unrest and competing generals jockeying for power, Octavian, the adopted son of Julius Caesar, becomes the first official ... more (later denominated the Byzantine Empire), the Sassanid Empire(A.D. 224) The rebellion which overthrew the Parthian Empire establishes the Sassanid Empire which quickly expands to fill the territorial space of th... more is conquered by invading Arab armies. Please share if you found this post informative.

c. A.D. 673–735

Bede

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A.D. 618

Tang Empire (China)

A.D. 618–907 The Sui Dynasty collapses after overextending itself through ambitious military campaigns and infrastructure projects. After a brief civil war, the Tang Dynasty assumes control of Imperial China and would lead it into a golden age. Please share if you found this post informative.

A.D. 681

Third Council of Constantinople duel nature of Christ

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c. A.D. 688–741

Charles Martel

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8th CENTURY

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c. A.D. 714–768

Pepin

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A.D. 732

Battle of Tours

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c. A.D. 735–804

Alcuin

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A.D. 737

Charles Martel becomes King

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c. A.D. 742–814

Charlemagne

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A.D. 750

Abbasid Caliphate

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A.D. 768

Charlemagne becomes King

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A.D. 787

Second Council of Nicaea & Veneration of icons

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A.D. 793

Viking Age

A.D. 793 Viking AgeA.D. 793 Viking Age begins during which the Norse people from Scandinavia explore, trade, settle, and conquer territories throughout Europe, ultimatel... more begins during which the Norse people from Scandinavia explore, trade, settle, and conquer territories throughout Europe, ultimately exerting an extremely disruptive influence throughout the region. Please share if you found this post informative.

A.D. 800

Charlemagne Crowned Emperor

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9th CENTURY

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c. A.D. 800–867

Nicholas I

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c. A.D. 810–893

Photius I

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A.D. 815–885

Methodius

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c. A.D. 826–869

Cyril of Thessalonica

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c. A.D. 847–899

Alfred the Great

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A.D. 882

Kievan Rus

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Died. A.D. 885

Adrian III

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10th CENTURY

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A.D. 907

Tang Empire Ends

A.D. 618–907 The Tang Dynasty in China falls to a rebellion after a long struggle against the tendency of regional generals to assume ever greater amounts of autonomyA term that literally means to give yourself the law. This idea was central to Kant’s moral theory that reason gives itself the moral law.. China is fractured and governed by numerous kingdoms. Please share if you found this post informative.

c. A.D. 950–1250

Medieval Warm Period

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c. A.D. 956–1015

Vladimir I

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A.D. 962

Holy Roman Empire

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c. A.D. 965–1040

Alhacen

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c. A.D. 980–1037

Avicenna

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11th CENTURY

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c. 1000 A.D.

High Middle Ages

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c. A.D. 1000

Gunpowder Developed

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c. A.D. 1000–1059

Michael Cerularius

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c. A.D. 1000–1061

Humbert

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A.D. 1002–1054

Leo IX

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c. A.D. 1015–1085

Gregory VII

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c. A.D. 1033–1109

Anselm

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c. A.D. 1035–1099

Urban II

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A.D. 1037

Seljuk Turk Empire

A.D. 1037 The Seljuk Turks establish an empire which displaces the political power of the Abbasid Caliphate(A.D. 750) The Abbasid Caliphate begins, which loses control of territory in Iberia and the western portion of North Africa but extends control into S... more, leaving the Abbasid dynasty with largely ceremonial and religious influence. Please share if you found this post informative.

A.D. 1040–1105

Rashi

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A.D. 1040

Movable Type Developed

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A.D. 1054

Great Divorce Eastern & Western Church

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A.D. 1066

Viking Age Ends

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A.D. 1066

Normans Conquer England

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A.D. 1076–1084

Gregory VII & Henry IV

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A.D. 1079 – A.D. 1142

Abelard

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A.D. 1090–A.D. 1153

Bernard of Clairvaux

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c. A.D. 1090–1155

Arnold of Brescia

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A.D. 1093

Anselm becomes the archbishop of Canterbury

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A.D. 1095

First Crusade

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A.D. 1095

Council of Clermont

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c. A.D. 1096–1160

Peter Lombard

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12th CENTURY

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A.D. 1126 – A.D. 1198

Averroes

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Died c. A.D. 1131

Peter of Bruys

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c. A.D. 1135–1204

Maimonides

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A.D. 1137–1193

Saladin

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c. A.D. 1140–1205

Peter Waldo

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A.D. 1145

Second Crusade

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c. A.D. 1160–1216

Innocent III

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c. A.D. 1181–1226

Francis of Assisi

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A.D. 1184

Council of Verona

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A.D. 1189

Third Crusade

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A.D. 1194

Seljuk Turk Empire Ends

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c. A.D. 1195–1254

Innocent IV

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13th CENTURY

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A.D. 1201

Fourth Crusade

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A.D. 1213

England a fief of the pope

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A.D. 1215

4th Lateran council & the Sacraments

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