CHRONOLOGY ETC. OF THE "ACTS" PERIOD.

Appendix 180 To The Companion Bible.

 A.M.   A.D.   ROMAN EMPERORS   GOVERNORS (PROCURATORS) 
OF JUDÆA 
AND THE HERODS
SCRIPTURES
 AUTHORITIES 
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  TIBERIUS (18th year) (Ap. 179   PONTIUS PILATE, Procurator (3rd year)  Compare Luke 3:1, 23.
 Acts 1:
4‑2:23.
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 2:14‑8:1.
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 7:59‑8:4
 8:5‑40.
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  Pilate dismissed, Caiaphas deposed.  9:32‑10:48.
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  Tiberius d.  CALIGULA  9:1‑19;    Galatians 1:17
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 10:1‑48.
 11:
1‑18.
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 9:26;    Galatians 1:18.
 9:
30.
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  CLAUDIUS   HEROD AGRIPPA, King of Judæa.             Galatians 1:18.
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 11:22.
 11:25.
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  FADUS, Proc.  Herod Agr. d. (12:23)    
 11:26.
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  (The famine mentioned in)  11:28.
 11:30.
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  TIBERIUS ALEXANDER, Proc.  12:24‑13:3.
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 13:4‑15:1.
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  HEROD AGRIPPA II (Acts 25 and 26)
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  CUMANUS. Proc.
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 15:2;      Galatians 2:1
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  FELIX. Proc.
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Herod Agrippa II
made Tetrarch of Trachonitis
  
 15:41‑18:22.
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  Claudius d.   NERO
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 18:23‑20:1.
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 20:1, 2
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 20:3‑
 21:
15
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 23:33
 24:27
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  PORCIUS FESTUS  27:1, 2
 27:
27‑44
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 28:16.
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  ALBINUS (Festus d.)  28:30.
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         Philippians 2:24;
         Philemon 
22.
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FIRE at Rome, and Persecution ending
4 years later with Nero's death.
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FLORUS.  JEWISH WAR begun
(Joseph. J. W., Bk. II ch. 14.)
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            Timothy 1:3.
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  Nero d.  GALBA OTHO VITELLIUS
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  VESPASIAN¹
¹ Jerusalem taken by Vespasian and Titus late in the year A.D. 69.

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CHRONOLOGY ETC. OF THE "ACTS" PERIOD.

MAIN  EVENTS  RECORDED  IN  THE  "ACTS",  &c.  STRUC-
TURE 
 A.D. 
 Christ's DEATH (April 3), RESURRECTION (April 7), ASCENSION (May 13);
PENTECOST (May 23) See Appendix 156.   Compare Appendix 179.
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 (Equipment of the Twelve for their forthcoming Ministry). (See Structure, page 1576.) 30
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 (The Ministry of Peter and John and others to the nation. In Jerusalem.
(See Structures,  pages 1576‑1591.)
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 Martydom of Stephen, and beginning of the DIASPORA Ministry.
  Philip's Mission in Samaria and results.
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 PETER'S MISSION throught the land of Israel begins. 36
B
P. 1575
 PAUL'S "CONVERION". Goes to Arabia (Sinai? 40 days?). Returns to Damascus. Galatians 1:17. 37
PAUL escapes from Damascus. Acts 9:25
   [Peter and Cornelius, ending with Corinthians 11:33.         38
   Peter's arraignment at Jerusalem, and result.]
Goes to Tarsus (?) and thence in the 
following year "up to Jerusalem". 
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 PAUL'S FIRST visit to Jerusalem "to see Peter".  The trance in the Temple and  } ACTS 22:17. 40
 Afterwards "sent" to Tarsus.  Commission to the Gentiles    
 PAUL'S Mission in Syria and Cilicia. 41
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 Barnabas "sent" from JERUSALEM to ANTIOCH, (Paul's "rapture". Corinthians 12:1‑4) (?)     43
 Barnabas goes to Tarsus "to seek Saul" and
 brings him to Antioch–where they stay for 44
 "a whole year",
 as occurring in the days of Claudius. EPISTLE OF JAMES to the Diaspora (?).  45
 PAUL'S SECOND visit to Jerusalem. With Barnabas. "Relief Commission" from Antioch.      
   Return to Antioch. Mission of the Holy Ghost. Paul and Barnabas "separated" and "sent".   46
 Paul's Ministry among the Diaspora apart from EPISTLE OF JUDE (?) (Diaspora)      
 Jerusalem and the Twelve begins from ANTIOCH to 47
 CYPRUS. Perga in Pamphylia. Antioch in Pisidia, Iconium, Lystra,
 Derbe and thence back to 48
 ANTIOCH.   "And there they abode long time with the disciples" (14:28).
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 PAUL'S THIRD visit to Jerusalem, for "the Council", with Barnabas 51
 and Titus: Ministry in association with Jerusalem and the Twelve. THE EPISTLES
 From ANTIOCH to Cilicia, Lycaonia, Galatia. 52
I THESSALONIANS,
 Philippi, Thessalonica, Berea. II THESSALONIANS, 53
 Athens, and CORINTH (for 18 months. 18:11) writes AND HEBREWS
 "Sailed thence into Syria" (Spring 54), Ephesus (1st visit), Cæsarea (see page 1823). B
P. 1575
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 JERUSALEM, FOURTH visit, and ANTIOCH (18:18‑22)
 "After some time there" (18:23) visits Galatia, Phrygia, and 55
 EPHESUS (2nd visit). There stays for two years (19:10). JOHANNINE EPISTLES 
 (Public proclaiming of the kingdom ends 19:20). about this time (?) 56
(see page 1870).
 At Ephasus Paul (in the Spring of 57) writes I CORINTHIANS (Spring).  57
 After the departure from Ephesus, goes to Macedonia and writes II CORINTHIANS (Autumn). 
 Paul leaves Greece, Philippi, Miletus, Cæsarea, and goes GALATIANS (Winter).  58
 to Jerusalem (Pentecost). FIFTH visit. Arrested. ROMANS, from Corinth (Spring). 
 Send to Cæsarea, and the 59
    2 years' imprisonment at Cæsarea.
 PAUL sent to Rome by Festus (about August). I PETER  (?)    60
   Shipwrecked at Malta (Winter). II PETER  (?)   
 Arrives at ROME (Spring). PAUL'S  (see page 1855).    61
 FIRST IMPRISONMENT at ROME (A.D. 61‑63). EPHESIANS, PHILIPPIANS, 
 Two years, during which are written COLOSSIANS,¹ PHILEMON.  62
 After his acquittal Paul goes to Macedonia (?). ACTS published (?)   63
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 From Macedonia (?) or Troas (?) Paul writes I TIMOTHY.  
 From Corinth (?) Paul writes TITUS.        68
 In PRISON AT Rome Paul writes II TIMOTHY.  
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²  The Chronological order according to Lightfoot, Biblical Essays (page 222), is Philippians, Colossians, Ephesians.

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