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AD 60

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AD 61[edit]

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AD 62[edit]

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AD 63[edit]

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AD 64[edit]

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  • July 19Great Fire of Rome: A fire begins in the merchant area of Rome and soon burns completely out of control, while emperor Nero allegedly plays his lyre and sings as he watches the blaze from a safe distance. There is no hard evidence to support this claim: fires were very common in Rome at the time. The fire destroys close to one-half of the city and it is officially blamed on the Christians, a small but growing religious movement. Nero is accused of being the arsonist by popular rumour.
  • Persecution of Christians in Rome begins under Emperor Nero. Peter the Apostle is possibly among those executed.
  • Nero proposes a new urban planning program based the creation of buildings decorated with ornate porticos, the widening of the streets and the use of open spaces. This plan will not be applied until after his death in 68.
  • Lyon sends a large sum of money to Rome to aid in the reconstruction. However, during the winter of 64–65, Lyon suffers a catastrophic fire itself, and Nero reciprocates by sending money to Lyon.
  • Phoenicia becomes part of Syria.
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AD 65[edit]

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AD 66[edit]

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AD 67[edit]

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AD 68[edit]

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  • An iron chain suspension bridge is constructed in China

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AD 69[edit]

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  • October 13Peter the Apostle (Margherita Guarducci, who led the research leading to the rediscovery of Peter's reputed tomb in 1963, concluded that Peter died on that date, shortly after the Great Fire of Rome and during the festivities to mark "dies imperii" of Emperor Nero, and that Peter and other Christians were crucified in honor of the decennial of Nero's October 13, AD 54 ascension to the imperial throne.) [17](b. 1 BC)
  • Paul the Apostle (earliest date) (b. AD 5)
  • Empress Yin Lihua (b. AD 5)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 16–20. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ Tacitus, Annals 14.30.
  3. ^ Tacitus, Annals 14.31.
  4. ^ Cassius Dio, Roman History 62.2.
  5. ^ a b Williams, Hywel (2005). Cassell's Chronology of World History. London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. p. 47. ISBN 0-304-35730-8. 
  6. ^ Tacitus, Annals.
  7. ^ Cassius Dio, Roman History.
  8. ^ Tacitus, Annals 14.30.
  9. ^ Tacitus, Annals 14.31.
  10. ^ Cassius Dio, Roman History 62.2.
  11. ^ Tacitus, Annals.
  12. ^ Cassius Dio, Roman History.
  13. ^ Si Sheppard (2013). The Jewish Revolt 66–74, p. 20. ISBN 978-1-78096-183-5
  14. ^ Si Sheppard (2013). The Jewish Revolt 66–74 AD, p. 10. ISBN 978-1-78096-183-5
  15. ^ Si Sheppard (2013). The Jewish Revolt 66–74 AD, p. 11. ISBN 978-1-78096-183-5
  16. ^ Si Sheppard (2013). The Jewish Revolt 66–74 AD, pp. 14–16. ISBN 978-1-78096-183-5
  17. ^ Rainer Riesner, Paul's Early Period: Chronology, Mission Strategy, Theology (Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1998) p65