Timeline. ~ CE 29 Crucifixion of Jesus 34-64 Missionary activity of Paul 250-260 Brutal persecution by Romans 313 Constantine tolerates Christianity 325 Council of Nicaea 391-2 Christianity becomes state religion 479 End of Western Roman Empire 529 Benedict founds monastery.
Mosaic of the Good Shepherd - Ravenna
I. Cultural context
II. Influence of Judaism
III. Early Christianity
IV. Christianity evolves: The 4th Century
V. Legalized Christianity
The growth of ecclesiastical organization