Flavius Josephus

Titus Flavius Josephus (/dʒoʊˈsiːfəs/; Greek: Φλάβιος Ἰώσηπος; 37 – c. 100), born Yosef ben Matityahu (Hebrew: יוסף בן מתתיהו, Yosef ben Matityahu; Greek: Ἰώσηπος Ματθίου παῖς), was a first-century Romano-Jewish historian who was born in Jerusalem—then part of Roman Judea—to a father of priestly descent and a mother who claimed royal ancestry. Continue reading

Publication of Book II of Contra Apionem

Greek writer Apion wrote the Book II of Contra Apionem (Against Apion) about anti-Semitic libel in 85 AD, Continue reading

Manetho Chronicled the First Anti-Semitic Libel

Egyptian priest historian Manetho wrote the first Anti-Semitic libel chronicle circa 300 BCE. Continue reading

First Lutheran Churches

Martin Luther founded the first German Lutheran churches following the split from the Roman Catholic Church. Continue reading

Protestant Theological Doctrine Loci communes rerum theologicarum

Philipp Melanchthon published the Protestant theological doctrine, Loci communes rerum theologicarum in Germany in 1521. Continue reading

First Catholic Priest Ordained in Santo Domingo

Spanish-born Bartolome de Las Casas was the first Catholic priest ordained in the colony of Santo Domingo, Hispaniola in 1512 Continue reading

Udasis Dissented from Sikhism

The first Sikhism dissenters were the Udasis who followed Shri Chand, the son of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism Continue reading

First Archbishop of Canterbury

St. Augustine or Austin was the first Archbishop of Canterbury and founder of the Christian Church in southern England. Continue reading

Establishment of the Mahasanghika School

The establishment of the Mahasanghika school arose in the fourth century BCE emphasizing the transcendent nature and infinite purity of the Buddha, Continue reading