400 - 429 A.D.

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400   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire  Anastasius I is the 39th pope/bishop of Rome

Orthodox Judaism is developed between 400 to 500 AD

The Visigoths are moving west through Europe, and will eventually establish an empire in the southwest of Gaul (modern-day France)

Rome's population is at about 500,000 (The Inheritance of Rome, Pg. 23)     

 

401

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire – Anastasius I, the 39th pope/bishop of Rome, dies, and Innocent I succeeds him

December 19, Pope Anastasius I dies, and Innocent I succeeds him

 

402

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

403

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

404

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

405

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

406

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

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"In the winter of 406, a vast group of nomadic peoples--the Alans, Vandals, and Sueves--migrated westward and crossed the Rhine into Roman territory. From here they moved through Gaul [modern-day France] and into the Iberian Peninsula, where the Alans and Sueves settled. The Vandals moved on farther, crossing the Strait of Gibraltar in 429."

(History of the World, Map by Map, Pg. 81)

 

407

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome 

 

408

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Arcadius, emperor of the Roman Empire, dies and Theodosius II succeeds him  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome 

May 1, Arcadius dies and Theodosius II succeeds him as Roman Emperor

 

409

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I is the first king of the Visigoths – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome 

 

410   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Alaric I, the first king of the Visigoths, dies, he is succeeded next year by Athaulf – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

Roman rule ends in Britain and tribal warfare spreads across the island and in the power vacuum Germanic tribes (Visigoths) cross the Rhine and sack Rome 

The Visigoths reach Rome and sack the city

Alaric I, king of the Visigoths, dies, aged around 40, he is succeeded next year by Athaulf

 

411

RULERS & ROYALTY: Athaulf is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

Synesios is bishop of Ptolemais in Cyrenacia (modern-day eastern Lybia); He is facing off with the brutal governor, Andronikos, who is getting violent with the city councillors, even causing the death of one for alleged tax offenses; Synesios is able to get him fired though, through the help of his patronage network (The Inheritance of Rome, Pg. 22)

 

412

RULERS & ROYALTY: Athaulf is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

413

RULERS & ROYALTY: Athaulf is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

414

RULERS & ROYALTY: Athaulf is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

Athaulf, king of the Visigoths, marries Galla Placidia, daughter of the late Roman emperor Theodosius I (the current emperor's grandfather) at Narbo (in present-day southern France) (History of the World, Map by Map, Pg. 80) 

 

415

RULERS & ROYALTY: Athaulf, king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France), dies, and he is succeeded by Walha – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

416

RULERS & ROYALTY: Walha is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I is the 40th pope/bishop of Rome

 

417

RULERS & ROYALTY: Walha is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Innocent I, the 40th pope/bishop of Rome dies and Zosimus succeeds him

March 12, Pope Innocent I dies and Zosimus succeeds him as the 41st pope/bishop of Rome 

 

418

RULERS & ROYALTY: Walha, king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France), dies, and is succeeded by Theodoric I – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire – Zosimus, the 41st pope/bishop of Rome, dies, and Boniface I succeeds him

December 26, Pope Zosimus dies, and Boniface I succeeds him as the 42nd pope/bishop of Rome

 

419

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Boniface I is the 42nd pope/bishop of Rome

 

420

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Boniface I is the 42nd pope/bishop of Rome

 

421

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Boniface I is the 42nd pope/bishop of Rome

 

422

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Boniface I, the 42nd pope/bishop of Rome, dies, and Celestine I succeeds him

September 1, Pope Boniface I dies, and Celestine I succeeds him as the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome

 

423

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Celestine I is the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome

  

424

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Celestine I is the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome

 

425

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Celestine I is the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome

 

426

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Celestine I is the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome

 

427

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Celestine I is the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome

 

428

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Celestine I is the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome

 

429 

RULERS & ROYALTY: Theodoric I is king of the Visigoths (modern-day southwestern France) – Theodosius II is emperor of the Roman Empire  Celestine I is the 43rd pope/bishop of Rome