Dates





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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