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The principal dates which are of use in reading this book fall into
four groups:

1. The Early Church.
2. The Discussion of the Creed.
3. The Growth of Services.
4. The Growth of the English Services.

There is of course a certain amount of overlapping: but this will be
readily understood. The reader will also easily guess when the years
mentioned are those of a life, or those of a reign.

Early Dates.

A.D. A.D.

14-37. Tiberius, emp.

54-68. Nero, emp.

98-117. Trajan, emp. 112. Pliny's letter.

55-(117). Tacitus, hist.

-(120). Suetonius, hist.

138-161. Antoninus Pius, emp. 140. Justin's 1st Apology.

70-156. Polycarp, Bp.

161-180. Marcus Aurelius, emp. 86-117. Pothinus, Bp.

(125)-202. Irenaeus, Bp.

-(222). Tertullian.

-253. Origen.

-253. Cyprian, Bp.

306-337. Constantine, emp.


The discussion of the Articles of the Creed.

Doubts. Writers. Councils. Creed.

First & second
centuries.


Ebionites. Irenaeus,
abt 180.

Tertullian,
abt 200.

Docetae.

Gnostics.

Third century. Cyprian, Bp, ? Apostles'
? 253. Creed.

Sabellians.

Arians.

Fourth century. Athanasius, Bp, Nicaea, 325. ) Nicene
(300)-371. ) Creed
)
Basil, Bp, )
329-379 )
)
Apollinarians. Ambrose, Bp, Constantinople, )
340-397. 381. )

Chrysostom, Bp,
(347)-407.

Fifth century. Jerome,
346-420.

Nestorians. Augustine, Bp, Ephesus, 431.
354-430.

Eutychians, or ) Chalcedon, 461.
Monophysites. )

Seventh century.

Monothelites. Constantinople, 'Athanasian'
680. Creed.





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