The 4th Century

The 4th Century  A brief chronology and timeline of 4th century British History will follow shortly

  • Cult of the Virgin Mary
  • Who was Pelagius?
  • Constantine the Great
  • Coptic Christianity
  • Early Historical Documents and Chronicles
  • Dumnonia and Dumnonii the Kingdom and People

Our 4th century chronology and timelines are being created and curated but already via each century page you can quickly locate our collections for each 100 years of history. These evolve as we explore topical themes, but if you are looking for something you can’t see here then please feel free to contact us and request, Thanks for taking a look.

 

Cult of the Virgin Mary

Cult of the Virgin Mary

The Cult of the Virgin Mary is seen by many as having it’s origins in the Medieval period but the mythologizing of Mary began with Pope Gregory I. It grew as the Crusaders returned to the west and shrines and icons to the Virgin Mary appeared in churches, on the wayside and in people’s homes.

Who was Pelagius?

Who was Pelagius?

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Roman Timeline

Pelagius was a monk from Britain, who, in the C4th during the Roman occupation of Britain, opposed the theological views of St Augustine and was excommunicated

Constantine the Great

Constantine the Great

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Roman Timeline

Constantine the Great, proclaimed Emperor in York, this man went on to unite a fragmented Roman Empire and create a moment of stability in an empire riven with discord.

Coptic Christianity

Coptic Christianity

Coptic Christianity has provided the world with some of Christianity’s oldest and most controversial Christian texts, including the Nag Hammadi texts and now, most recently, the small piece of papyrus hinting at the possibility that Jesus Christ had a wife

Early Historical Documents and Chronicles

Early Historical Documents and Chronicles

have you heard of Bede? Wondered how we know what happened in the Anglo Saxon Period. Got a pet interest in early history of the British and the places in which they lived worked, fought and played? Then accessing these crucial early resources will be great for you and your history interests. A brief survey will give you the overview and find out about forthcoming eBooks which will help you further utilise these resources wihtout having to read then cover to cover…

Dumnonia and Dumnonii the Kingdom and People

Dumnonia and Dumnonii the Kingdom and People

The Dumnonii were they a group of celtic tribes, already established when the Romans invaded, and only subjugated finally by Egbert of Wessex in 838…along the path to the unification of England and subsequently Britain…