300 - 329 A.D.

Introduction

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300

RULERS & ROYALTY: Diocletian and Maximian are co-Emperors of the Roman Empire – Marcellinus is the 29th pope/bishop of Rome  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia 

 

301

RULERS & ROYALTY: Diocletian and Maximian are co-Emperors of the Roman Empire – Marcellinus is the 29th pope/bishop of Rome  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia 

 

302

RULERS & ROYALTY: Diocletian and Maximian are co-Emperors of the Roman Empire – Marcellinus is the 29th pope/bishop of Rome  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia 

 

303 

RULERS & ROYALTY: Diocletian and Maximian are co-Emperors of the Roman Empire – Marcellinus is the 29th pope/bishop of Rome  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia 

A Great Persecution of Christians is launched by Emperors Diocletian and Galerius (Roman Empire, pg. 430)

 

304

RULERS & ROYALTY: Diocletian and Maximian are co-Emperors of the Roman Empire – Pope Marcellinus dies and isn't succeeded until 308  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia 

 

305

RULERS & ROYALTY: Maximinus Daia becomes Roman Emperor (reigning as Caesar), Galerius is also emperor (reigning as Augustus) – No pope until 308  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia

  

306   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is proclaimed Roman Emperor in York, England by his troops (he is co-ruler with Galerius who is reigning as Augustus) – No pope until 308  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia

 

307

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is Roman Emperor (reigning as Augustus) and Galerius is co-reigning with him (also as Augustus) – No pope until 308  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia

 

308

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is Roman Emperor (reigning as Augustus) and Galerius is co-reigning with him (also as Augustus) – Marcellus I becomes pope/bishop of Rome  The Lakhmid Dynasty begins ruling in present-day Iraq and present-day eastern Saudi Arabia – The Ghassanids rule present-day Jordan and northern Saudi Arabia

 

309

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is Roman Emperor (reigning as Augustus) and Galerius is co-reigning with him (also as Augustus)

 

310

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is Roman Emperor (reigning as Augustus) and Galerius is co-reigning with him (also as Augustus)

 

311 

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is Roman Emperor (reigning as Augustus) and Galerius' co-reign with him ends, Maximinus Daia is now co-reigning with him (as Augustus)

Since Christians keep withstanding Galerius’s persecution—many of them going to their deaths—Galerius rescinds his edicts and asks Christians to pray, too, for the empire (Roman Empire, pg. 431)

 

312   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is Roman Emperor (reigning as Augustus) and Maximinus Daia is co-reigning with him (as Augustus)

Constantine The Great converts to Christianity and marches on Rome

 

313   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is now the sole ruler of the Roman Empire

Constantine "The Great" issues the Edict of Milan, which states that neither Christians, nor people of any other religion can be persecuted for their beliefs

 

314  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I becomes the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome - Eusebius becomes bishop of Caesarea Martima

Three bishops from Britain attend a church council at Arles (one of them was from York, England) in southern France (first confirmation that Christianity had spread to Britain), Roman Emperor Constantine also attends (Church History in Plain Language, pg. 31)

 

315  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

316  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

317  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

318  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

319  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

320  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

321  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

322  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

323  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

324  

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

Constantine "The Great" founds Constantinople (originally a Greek town named Byzantium)

 

325   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

Constantine "The Great" calls the First Council of Nicaea

 

326   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

Roman Emperor Constantine builds the Church of Holy Sepulcher, then he and his mother Helena build the Church of the Nativity over the traditional site of Jesus’ birth (a cave near Bethlehem); Many of these building projects were possible because he was despoiling the pagan temples of their treasuries and precious metals

Emperor Constantine bans gladiatorial games though they persist into the early 400's (The Inheritance of Rome, Pg. 21)

 

 

327   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

328   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome

 

329   

RULERS & ROYALTY: Constantine "The Great" is the sole ruler of the Roman Empire / Sylvester I is the 33rd Pope/Bishop of Rome