180 - 199 A.D.

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(Feature Photo: A section of the Parthian monument from the ancient city of Ephesus in the Ephesus Museum in Vienna Austria, the section show is called "The Emperor's Apotheosis"; Credit: Manfred Werner, Wikimedia Commons)

  

184 

Origen (early Christian scholar who influenced Eusebius) is born in Alexandria, Egypt

 

185   

The converted stoic philosopher, Pantaenus, is teaching Christians in Alexandria (which at this point was becoming a key intellectual center for the Christian faith) and he very likely traveled to India, Clement was his pupil (Church History in Plain Language pg. 34)

 

190   

“From the end of the 2nd century, it [Carthage] had its own Christian bishop, and among its luminaries were the Church Fathers Tertullian and St. Cyprian" (Encyclopedia Britannica)

 

192   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Roman Emperor (one of them, at least) Commodus dies

 

193   

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And the Winner Is...

RULERS & ROYALTY: Publius Helvius Pertinax becomes Roman Emperor from January to March, then Marcus Didius Severus Julianus becomes Roman Emperor from March to June, then Septimus Severus becomes Roman Emperor

 

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195   

First Parthian War

 

197   

Second Parthian War begins

 

198   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Caracalla becomes Roman Emperor,

Second Parthian War ends