minima maxima sunt

The Small things are the Great things; as in a grain of mustard seed.

The Timeline

Here is a basic timeline that I will add to as posts are added to the blog. Links will take you to posts about the persons or events. Hopefully this works and gives a quick reference for placement in history.

Birth of Mary
John the Baptist
 Anno Domini (give or take a few years)
The Visitation
 The Holy Innocents
?St. Joseph
33 Christ has died, Christ has risen. 
33 Pentecost
33 The Ascension
68 St Mark the Evangelist 
St. Matthew the Evangelist
St. Luke the Evangelist
St. Matthias
St. Bartholomew
? Sign of the Cross
155 St. Polycarp martyred.
203 Ss. Perpetua and Felicity
287 Ss. Cosmas and Damian
304 St. Agnes martyred.
316 St. Blaise martyred.
325 Council of Nicaea
325 The Trinity
343 St. Nicholas of Myra.
368 St. Hilary of Poitiers.
373 St. Athanasius
393 Canon of Scripture formed at Synod Hippo (classification only, the books of the canon were in use from the time of the apostles)
490 c St. Patrick
570 Mohammad born
604 Gregory the Great
? Dies Cinerum traces to the 8th century. (Ash Wednesday)
735 The Venerable Bede
800 Charlemagne is crowned Holy Roman Emperor
? Lindisfarne Gospels Evangelical Symbols
? Book of Kells Evangelical Symbols
997 St. Adalbert (Vojtech)
1003 Gerbert of Aurellac
1020 Leif Ericson
1038 St. Stephan of Hungary
1088 University of Bologna the first University
1109 Anselm of Canterbury
1133 Transubstantiation
1179 Hildegard Von Bingen (beatified)
1215 Magna Carta
1226 St. Francis of Assisi
1231 St. Anthony
1231 St. Elizabeth of Hungary
1253 St. Clare of Assisi
1382 Czestochowa
1410 Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry commissioned. Book of Hours. January, February, March, April
1440 Invention of the printing press by Gutenberg
1492 Discovery of the New World by Columbus
1552 St. Francis Xavier: Japan
1559 Brother Lawrence
1580 St. Paul Miki and Companions
1582 St. Theresa of Avila
1606 St. Toribio de Mogrovejo
1680 St. Kateri Tekakwitha
1776 America declares independence.
1810 Octoberfest
1889 Father Damien of Molokai
1969 First man on the Moon.

2 thoughts on “The Timeline

  1. Brigid on said:

    I like your themes – Mass, roman & early church & medieval history, (no dark ages) maps, illuminated manuscripts, Tolkien. Got it all really.

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