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180.  CHRONOLOGY ETC. OF THE "ACTS" PERIOD.
A.M. A.D. ROMAN EMPERORS GOVERNORS (PROCURATORS) OF JUDAEA AND THE HERODS SCRIPTURE AUTHORITIES MAIN EVENTS RECORDED IN THE "ACTS', &c. STRUCTURE A.D.
4033 29 TIBERIUS (18th year) (Ap. 179) PONTIUS PILATE, Procurator (3rd year) Cp. Luke 3:1, 23
Acts 1:4-2:13
Christ's DEATH (April 7), ASCENSION (May 13); PENTECOST (May 23) See Ap. 156.  Cp. Ap. 179, p. 198. B 29
34 30       (Equipment of the Twelve for their forthcoming Ministry). (See Structure, p. 1576.) B 30
35 31         B 31
36 32     2:14-8:1 (The Ministry of Peter and John and others to the nation.  In Jerusalem.) (See Structures, pp. 1576-1591.) B 32
37 33         B 33
38 34         B 34
39 35     7:59-8:4
8:5-40
Martyrdom of Stephen, and beginnings of the DIASPORA Ministry.  Phillip's Mission in Samaria and results. B 35
4040 36   Pilate dismissed, Caiphas deposed. 9:32-10:48 PETER's MISSION throughout the land of Israel begins. B 36
41 37 Tiberius d. CALIGULA   9:1-19
Gal. 1:17
PAUL's "Conversion".  Goes to Arabia (Sinai? 40 days?).  Returns to Damascus. Gal. 1:17.  Paul escapes from Damascus Acts 9:25, 2Cor. 11:33. B 37
42 38     10:1-48
11:1-18
[Peter and Cornelius, ending with Peter's arraignment at Jerusalem, and result.] B 38
43 39       Paul Goes to Tarsus (?) and thence in the following year "up to Jerusalem". B 39
44 40     9:26, 30
Gal. 1:18
Paul's FIRST visit to Jerusalem "to see Peter".  Afterwards "sent" to Tarsus.  Mission in Syria and Cilicia.  {The trance in the Temple and Commission to the Gentiles} Acts 22:17. B 40
45 41 CLAUDIUS HEROD AGRIPPA, King of Judaea Gal. 1:21   B 41
46 42         B 42
47 43     11:22, 25 Barnabas "sent" from JERUSALEM to ANTIOCH, goes to Tarsus "to seek Saul" and brings him to Antioch- where they stay for "a whole year".  as occurring in the days of Claudius.  (Paul's "rapture".  2Cor. 12:1-4)(?) B 43
48 44   FADUS, Proc.  Herod Agr. d. 12:23   Paul's SECOND visit to Jerusalem.  With Barnabas.  Return to Antioch.  Mission of the Holy Ghost. B 44
49 45   (The famine mentioned in) 11:26, 28, 30 {Paul's Ministry among the Diaspora apart from Jerusalem and the Twelve begins from ANTIOCH to CYPRUS.  Perga in Pamphylia.  Antioch in Pisidia, Iconium, Lystra, Derbe and thence back to Antioch.  "And there they abode long time with the disciples" (14:28).   45
4050 46   TIBERIUS ALEXANDER, Pro. 12:24-13:3 EPISTLES OF JAMES to the Diaspora (?).  "Relief Commission" from Antioch.  Paul and Barnabas "separated" and "sent".  Epistle of Jude (?) (Diaspora) B 46
51 47     13:4-15:1   B 47
52 48   HEROD AGRIPPA II (Acts 25 and 26)     B 48
53 49   CUMANUS. Proc.     B 49
54 50         B 50
55 51     15:2
Gal. 2:1
Paul's THIRD visit to Jerusalem, for "the Council", with Barnabas and Titus:  Ministry in association with Jerusalem and the Twelve. B 51
56 52   FELIX. Proc.   From ANTIOCH to Cilicia, Lycaonia, Galatia.  Philippi, Thessalonica. Berea.  Athens and CORINTH (for 18 months. 18:11) writes "Sailed thence into Syria" (Spring 54), Ephesus (1st visit), Caesarea "After some time there " (18:23) visits Galatia, Phrygia, and EPHESUS (2nd visit).  There stays fro two years (19:10).  (Public proclaiming of the kingdom ends 19:20). B 52
57 53   Herod Agrippa II made Tetarch of Trachonitis 15:41-18:22 THE EPISTLES
1Thessalonians,
2Thessalonians,
and Hebrews
(see p. 1823).
B 53
58 54 Claudius d. NERO     B 54
59 55     18:23-20:1   B 55
4060 56         B 56
61 57     20:1, 2 JOHANNINE EPISTLES about this time (?) At Ephasus Paul (in the Spring 57) writes 1Corinthians. (Spring). After the departure from Ephesus, goes to Macedonia and writes 2Corinthians. (Autumn). Galatians (Winter), Romans, from Corinth (Spring). B 57
62 58     20:3-
21:15
Paul leaves Greece, Philippi, Miletus, Caesarea, and goes to Jerusalem (Pentecost).  FIFTH visit.  Arrested.  Send to Caesarea, and the 2 years imprisonment at Caesarea.  B 58
63 59     23:33
24:27
Paul sent to Rome by Festus (about August).  Shipwrecked at Malta (Winter). B 59
64 60   PORCIUS FESTUS 27:1. 2
27:27-44
Arrives at ROME (Spring). 1Peter/2Peter (?) (see p. 1855) B 60
65 61     28:16 Paul's FIRST IMPRISONMENT at Rome (AD 61-63. B 61
66 62   ALBINUS (Festus d.) 28:30 Two years during which are written Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians (*2), Philemon. B 62
67 63     Philipp. 2:24
Philemon 22
After his acquittal Paul goes to Macedonia (?).  Acts published (?).   63
68 64   FIRE at Rome, and Persecution ending 4 years later with Nero's death       64
69 65           65
4070 66   FLORUS.  JEWISH WAR begun (Joseph J.W., Bk. II. ch. 14.)       66
71 67     1Tim. 1:3 From Macedonia(?) or Troas (?) Paul writes 1Timothy   67
72 68 Nero d. GALBA OTHO VITELLIUS      From Corinth (?) Paul writes Titus.   68
4073 69 VESPASIAN (*1)     In Prison at Rome Paul writes 2Timothy   69

(*1)  Jerusalem taken by Vespasian and Titus late in the year A.D. 69.
(*2)  The Chronological order according to Lightfoot, Biblical Essays (p. 222), is Philipp., Coloss., Ephes.