Thousand Years of Jewish History - Maurice Harris




Book IV: The Talmudic Era


CHRONOLOGICAL TABLE


ROMAN EMPIRE A.D.
Titus 79
Domitian 81
Nerva, 96
Trajan, 98
Hadrian, 117
Antoninus Pius, 138
Marcus Aurelius 161
Commodus 180
Alexander Severus 222-235
    Neo-Persian Dynasty 226
Diocletian 284
Constantine 320
    Edict of Milan 312
    Constantine's anti-Jewish decrees 315
    Council of Nicea (widens gulf) 325
Constantius 337
Emperor Julian 361
Division of Roman Empire 395
Rome sacked 410
Fall of Western Roman Empire 476


JEWRY
Jamnian Academy 70
Clemens, Roman proselyte, put to death, 95
Revolt of the Diaspora 115
Aquila's Bible translation 128
Akiba, president of Sanhedrin 130
Bar Cochba insurrection, 132-135
Rabbis of the Academies.
    Rabbi Mair and Simon b. Yochai 140
    Jehuda ha-Nasi, Pres. of Sanhedrin 165
    Jehuda ha-Nasi compiles Mishna 189
    Rab opens Academy at Sora 220
    Mar Samuel, Judge at Nehardea 225
    Academy of Pumbaditha 247
    Rab Huna dies 297
Hillel II Introduces fixed Calendar 359
Completion of Palestinian Talmud 409
Extinction of Palestinian Patriarchate 425
Death of Rabbana Ashi, editor of Talmud 427
Completion of Babylonian Talmud 500
Persecution of Jews by Mazdak, the Persia 500