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Period 2.1 Timeline of Religious Development
27 Sep 2017
6 months ago
French Revolution TImeline
BY: Rhiannon Belcher
Abraham is born. Judaism
Abraham forms the first covenant of God- Judaism
Moses leads the Jews out of Egypt
King Solomon constructs the First Temple
Israel splits into two kingdoms
Abraham and Sarah
The Indus River Valley and civilization begins to develop
The Aryan Invasion
The Vedic Age begins
The Upanishads are written.
The Maurya Empire
The Gupta Empire is founded
The Gupta Empire Falls
Siddhartha Gautama is born
Gautama leaves home to search for a solution for suffering
Gautama becomes the Buddha
Gautama gains his first followers
Emperor Ashoka adopts Buddhism as India's state religion.
The Mahayanna school emerges
Confucius us born
Confucius traveling and teaching rulers in China with his disciples
Emperor Han Wudi
Appointed as the Minister of Justice of Lu state
Mencius spreads Confucianism throughout China
Teachings of Confucius inscribed on stelae at the Imperial Academy
Taoism develops during the Shang Dynasty.
Taoist philosophy is developed further by Chuangto Tzu
Zhang Lu organizes the Way of Five Bushels
Immortality Taoism develops; Taiping Jing is compiled.
Wang Bi introduces Taoist concepts into Confucian learning.
Wei Huacun is the first female leader of the Shangqing sect.
Ge Hong (283-363) writes The Master Who Has Embraced Simplicity.
Crucifixion of Jesus
Ministry of Paul
Publication of the Gospels, including Gnostics
Founding of Constantinople
Theodosius makes Christianity the only religion accepted in the Roman Empire
Josephus publishes his Jewish histories
Nero blames the Great Fire on Christians
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