Early Christian/Islamic Period

Jewish History >> Early Christian/Islamic Period

306ce Council of Elvira forbids intermarriage and social interaction with Jews
315ce Code of Constantine limits rights of non-Christians
325ce First Ecumenical Council, at Nicea (Asia Minor), changes the date of Easter from Passover
330ce Jerusalem becomes part of Constantine’s Byzantine Empire
359ce Hillel creates a new calendar based on the lunar year to replace the dispersed Sanhedrin
368ce Jerusalem Talmud compiled
370-425ce Hillel founds Beit Hillel
380ce Christianity becomes the religion of Roman Empire
415ce St. Cyril, the Bishop of Alexandria, champions violence against the city’s Jews
426ce Babylonian Talmud compiled
439ce Theodosis enacts a code prohibiting Jews from holding important positions involving money