History of Ideas

0004 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist. He was a tutor and later advisor to emperor Nero.

0004-10-10 14:32:03

Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ was born in Judea and was the most important figure in history.

0010 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Claudius

Roman emperor from 41 to 54. A member of the Julio-Claudian dynasty. He was the first Roman Emperor to be born outside Italy.

0012-10-10 14:32:03

Caligula

Caligula was the popular nickname of Roman emperor Gaius Julius Caesar Augustus Germanicus. He was part of the Julio-Claudian dynasty.

0037-10-10 14:32:03

Nero

Roman Emperor from 54 to 68, and the last in the Julio-Claudian dynasty. Nero was adopted by his grand-uncle Claudius to become his successor.

0042 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Tiberius

Tiberius was a Roman Emperor from 14 AD to 37 AD. Tiberius was the son of Tiberius Claudius Nero.

0056-10-10 14:32:03

Publius Cornelius Tacitus

A Roman senator and historian.

0063 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Siege in Jerusalem

This occurred during Pompey's campaigns in the east.

0070 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Virgil

Ancient Roman poet of the Augustan Period.

0095 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Tiitus Lecretius Carus

Roman Poet and Philosopher

0098-10-10 14:32:03

Trajan

Emperor of the Ancient Rome.

0100 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Julius Caesar

Roman statesman and general. He played a critical role in the events that led to the demise of the Roman Republic and the rise of the Roman Empire.

0106 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Pompey

A Roman political leader supported by Cicero.

0106 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Cicero

Marcus Tullius Cicero was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul and constitutionalist.

0121-10-10 14:32:03

Marcus Aurelius

Emperor of Ancient Rome

0205-10-10 14:32:03

Plotinus

A major philosopher of the ancient world, Plotinus' philosophy is composed of three principles: the One, the Intellect, and the Soul.

0234 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Cato the Cato

Cato Censorius was a famous Roman Statesman

0247 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Hannibal

Carthaginian military commander

0272-10-10 14:32:03

Constantine

Roman Emperor from 306 to 337 AD.

0314-10-10 14:32:03

Pope Sylvester I

The successor of Pope Militates.

0331-10-10 14:32:03

Julian the Apostate

Roman Emperor for 3 years starting in 361, also a notable philosopher and author in Greek language.

0335 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Zeno the Stoic

The founder of the Stoic school of philosophy, where he taught in Athens from about 300 BC.

0341 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Epicurus

Epicurus was an Ancient Greek philosopher and founded the school of philosophy called Epicureanism.

0354-10-10 14:32:03

Augustine of Hippo

The Christian philosopher and theologian St. Augustine is best known for "The Confessions" and "The City of God." He is one of the most influential Christian writers.

0356 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Alexander the Great

Early king of the Ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedon.

0365 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Euclid

Writer of Elements of Geometry. Euclid was an incomparable teacher, and very influential in mechanics, astronomy, and mathematics.

0384 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Aristotle

Known as "The Philosopher" and taught Alexander the Great.

0410-10-10 14:32:03

The Fall of Rome

The period of decline in the Western Roman Empire. Its vast territory was divided into two parts.

0424 BC-10-10 14:32:03

Plato

One of the most important philosophers of Western philosophy. The founder of the Academy of Athens.

0450 BC-01-01 00:00:00

The Twelve Tables

The legislation that was the foundation of Roman law.

0460 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Democritus

The man who decided to abandon everything to be and travel. He ended up discoing the Atomic Theory.

0460 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Thucydides

Successor of Herodotus; a Greek historian and Athenian general.

0469 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Socrates

The creator of the Socratic Method of teaching and the tutor of Plato.

0480-10-10 14:32:03

Benedict of Nursia

Christian saint, who was honored by the Catholic Church and the Anglican Church as the patron saint of Europe and students.

0480-10-10 14:32:03

Boethius

Commonly called "Boethius," Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius, was a Roman senator, consul, magister officiorum, and philosopher.

0482-03-23 10:44:26

Justinian I

Eastern Roman Byzantine Emperor.

0484 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Herodotus

Ancient Greek historian, a contemporary of Socrates, Herodotus was known as "The Father of History" by Cicero.

0484 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Euripedes

The third great Greek tragedian of the fifth century BC.

0490 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Protagoras

Pre-Socratic Greek Philosopher, recognized as a Sophist by Plato.

0496 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Sophocles

Ancient Greek tragedian.

0500 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite

Christian theologian and philosopher of the late 5th to early 6th century.

0500-03-23 10:44:26

Dark Ages

Also known as "The Middle Ages," this time period is called "Dark " for two reasons. There is not as much known about this time period than others and this period is filled with troubles and complications.

0515 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Parmenides

Pre-Socratic Greek philosopher who founded the Eleatic School of Philosophy.

0519 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Xerxes

Xerxes the Great was the fourth king of Achaemenid Empire.

0525 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Aeschylus

Ancient Greek Tragedian, the father of tragedy.

0540 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Heraclitus

Pre-Socratic Greek Philosopher from Ephesus.

0551 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Confucius

Confucius was a teacher, editor, politician, and philosopher of Chinese history.

0560-03-23 10:44:26

Muhammad

Muhammad received a message from God. It is said that the Angel Gabriel appeared to him in a vision.

0563 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha)

"The Enlightened One" spent his life searching for answers to the pain in life.

0570 BC-01-01 00:00:00

Pythagoras

The most famous man from the island of Samos, Pythagoras is considered the inventor of Mathematics with his brotherhood, the Pythagoreans.

History of Ideas

Launch
Copy this timeline Login to copy this timeline 3d

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you. Please send questions or feedback to the below email addresses.

Before contacting us, you may wish to visit our FAQs page which has lots of useful info on Tiki-Toki.

We can be contacted by email at: hello@tiki-toki.com.

You can also follow us on twitter at twitter.com/tiki_toki.

If you are having any problems with Tiki-Toki, please contact us as at: help@tiki-toki.com

Close

Edit this timeline

Enter your name and the secret word given to you by the timeline's owner.

3-40 true Name must be at least three characters
3-40 true You need a secret word to edit this timeline

Checking details

Please check details and try again

Go
Close