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**[[Anastasia and Basilissa]], martyrs in Rome <ref>Noble Roman ladies, disciples of the Apostles Paul and Peter, whose bodies they buried. They were martyred under Nero.</ref> [[April 15]].
 
**[[Anastasia and Basilissa]], martyrs in Rome <ref>Noble Roman ladies, disciples of the Apostles Paul and Peter, whose bodies they buried. They were martyred under Nero.</ref> [[April 15]].
  
*69 Domnina and companions, <ref>A virgin martyred in Terni in Italy at the same time as Bishop Valentine.</ref> [[April 14]].
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** Domnina and companions, <ref>A virgin martyred in Terni in Italy at the same time as Bishop Valentine.</ref> [[April 14]].
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** [[Ignatius of Antioch|Ignatius]] appointed 3rd Bp. of Antioch.
  
 
*70 ''the Roman emperor Titus captures and destroys Jerusalem. The Romans demolish the Jewish temple and under difficult conditions the Christians emigrate in Pella in the east bank of Jordan river.''
 
*70 ''the Roman emperor Titus captures and destroys Jerusalem. The Romans demolish the Jewish temple and under difficult conditions the Christians emigrate in Pella in the east bank of Jordan river.''
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=== 90-96 (2nd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Domitian ===
 
=== 90-96 (2nd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Domitian ===
*90 Onesimus, <ref>The slave who ran away from his master Philemon and was converted by St. Paul in Rome and was the occasion of the Apostle's letter to Philemon.</ref> [[February 16]]; Birillus, bishop of Catania (Sicily), <ref>By tradition he was consecrated first Bishop of Catania in Sicily by the Apostle Peter, with whom he had travelled from Antioch. He reposed in extreme old age.</ref> [[March 21]]; Romulus and companions, <ref>By tradition ordained by the Apostle Peter as first pastor of Fiesole, he was martyred with several companions under Domitian</ref> [[July 6]]; Nicomedes, <ref>By tradition he was a priest martyred in Rome, perhaps under Domitian.</ref> [[September 15]]; Rufus of Rome, <ref>The disciple that St. Paul greets in Romans 16:13.</ref> [[November 21]].
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** Onesimus, <ref>The slave who ran away from his master Philemon and was converted by St. Paul in Rome and was the occasion of the Apostle's letter to Philemon.</ref> [[February 16]]; Birillus, bishop of Catania (Sicily), <ref>By tradition he was consecrated first Bishop of Catania in Sicily by the Apostle Peter, with whom he had travelled from Antioch. He reposed in extreme old age.</ref> [[March 21]];  
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** Romulus and companions, <ref>By tradition ordained by the Apostle Peter as first pastor of Fiesole, he was martyred with several companions under Domitian</ref> [[July 6]];  
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** Nicomedes, <ref>By tradition he was a priest martyred in Rome, perhaps under Domitian.</ref> [[September 15]];  
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** [[Rufus of Rome]], <ref>The disciple that St. Paul greets in Romans 16:13.</ref> [[November 21]].
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** ''"The [[Apocalypse]]" (Revelation) written by [[John the Theologian]] in [[Patmos]].''
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*92 Mark of Galilee, <ref>By tradition, a Galilean and the first bishop, and also martyr, of the Abruzzi in Italy.</ref> 1st bishop of Abruzzi (Italy), [[April 28]].
 
*92 Mark of Galilee, <ref>By tradition, a Galilean and the first bishop, and also martyr, of the Abruzzi in Italy.</ref> 1st bishop of Abruzzi (Italy), [[April 28]].
 
*96 Martyrdom of [[Dionysius the Areopagite]] of the Seventy; Flavius Clemens, <ref>Brother of the Emperor Vespasian and uncle of Titus and Domitian, whose niece, Flavia Domitilla, he married. In 95AD he held a consular office together with Domitian. The following year Domitian beheaded him for the Christian faith.</ref> beheaded by his nephew Domitian, [[June 22]].
 
*96 Martyrdom of [[Dionysius the Areopagite]] of the Seventy; Flavius Clemens, <ref>Brother of the Emperor Vespasian and uncle of Titus and Domitian, whose niece, Flavia Domitilla, he married. In 95AD he held a consular office together with Domitian. The following year Domitian beheaded him for the Christian faith.</ref> beheaded by his nephew Domitian, [[June 22]].

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New Testament Era (1-30)

Since the deaths of many of the biblical personalities can not be traced, for the purposes of the New Testament era, we will list the chronological appearance of these same personalities, as they are documented in the Scripture.

30 Death and Resurrection of Lord Jesus Christ the Son of God. [5]


Apostolic Era (30-100)

The Apostolic period can begin with the death of Christ, or from the Day of Pentecost, and ends with the Apostle John and covers about seventy years.

  • 31 Protomartyr of christianity Apostle Stephen delivers a speech before the Sanhedrin (Acts 6:8-8:1) and is stoned to death December 27.

After the Ascension of the Saviour to Heaven, the Apostles preach the Good News to various parts of the world:

Apostle Thaddeus preaches to Syria and Mesopotamia. He preaches the Gospel to Edessa and converts King Abgar.
  • 34 Death of Philip, tetrach of Iturea; Apostle Nikanor the deacon (Acts 6:1-6), d. July 28

Agrippa I is eaten by worms and dies.

  • 66
    • Evellius, advisor of Nero, converted to Christ on witnessing the patience of the martyrs and then himself martyred in Pisa, Italy, May 11;
    • Hermagoras and Fortunatus, according to tradition, Hermagoras was a disciple of Apostle Mark and was consecrated Bishop of Auileia in Italy. He and his deacon Fortunatus were beheaded under Nero, July 12;
    • Priscus, 1st bishop of Capua, Italy sent by Apostle Peter, martyred under Nero, September 1;
    • Photine of Samaria, Anatole, Photo, Photis, Paraskeve, Kyriake, Photinos and Joses and the Duke Sebastianos, martyred under Emperor Nero.
    • Christians arrive in Antioch from Jerusalem
  • 67 c, Paul, founder of the Church of Rome, beheaded in Rome;
  • 70 the Roman emperor Titus captures and destroys Jerusalem. The Romans demolish the Jewish temple and under difficult conditions the Christians emigrate in Pella in the east bank of Jordan river.

90-96 (2nd) Persection of Christians under Emperor Domitian

  • 99 Maro, Eutyches and Victorinus, [26], martyred under Trajan, April 15.

First Century unknown dates


Close of the Apostolic Age



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