SNAPSHOT HISTORY TIMELINE | 1 to 500 CE
1 - 99 CE
Under the New Rule of Rome
The new Era begins under the new rule of Rome (image is of a mummy mask dated 1 CE of Stucco).
Over the next 99 years, Rome continues to expand their rule throughout North and Northeastern Afrika, Asia Minor and throughout the Mediterranean.
100 - 199 CE
The Axum Empire (left) is established. This empire becomes famous for their trading skills.
Septimius Severus (right), Afrikan descent, becomes emperor of Rome.
200 - 299 CE
Converts & War
The Blemmys or Beja (left) army proceeds to fight Egypt.
Roman Emperor Aurelian loots Alexandria Library in Egypt.
Romans begin to withdrawl from Nubia.
300 - 399 CE
Destruction of Alexandria Library
The writer named Julius Firmicus Maternicus, publishes a text called Scientia Chimae (translated as: Science of Blacks). The term Chemi, is the ancient Roman term for negro.
312 CE, Constantine embraces Christianity and the religion rapidly expands.
325 CE the Council of Nicea create the bible for the Roman Church in favor of Rome.
330 CE Byzantine Empire officially established from the pre-existing settlements in the Asia Minor region.
400 -499 CE
Christianity becomes state religion for Egypt. ‘Pagan’ temples defaced to make an example to the citizens of Egypt.
Once officially announce that Egypt was now Christian, the new Christian Egypt becomes part of the Eastern Byzantine Empire.
Wars against the Beja Warriors and Rome.
The fall of Western Rome.
Ancestral Practices Remain
The Beja continues to worship their traditional goddess Egyptian Isis.
They continue to resist the forceful conversions of Rome and Byzantine.