500 (ca.) Dionysius the Pseudo-Areopagite publishes his writings. 525 (ca.) Boethius dies.
529 Justinian closes Platonic school at Athens. John Philoponus writes
On the Eternity of the World.
532 (ca.) Athenian philosophers establish a school at Harran.
538 (ca.) Simplicius writes commentaries at Harran.
562 Cassiodorus publishes his Institutiones.
570 Muhammad born.
575 (ca.) John Philoponus dies.
590-604 Gregory the Great resigns as pope.
597 Augustine of Canterbury arrives in England.
633 Isidore of Seville dies.
662 Maximus the Confessor dies.
711-712 Muslims conquer Spain.
735 Venerable Bede dies.
754 (ca.) John Damascene dies.
762 Baghdad becomes capital of 'Abassid caliphate.
800 Charlemagne crowned emperor.
804 Alcuin dies.
834 Fredegisus dies.
850-851 Eriugena writes On predestination.
860 (ca.) Ratramnus of Corbie writes De anima ad Odonem.
861-866 Eriugena publishes Periphyseon.
867 (ca.) Gottschalk of Orbais dies.
868 Ratramnus of Corbie dies.
871 (ca.) Eriugena dies.
893-908 (ca.) Remigius of Auxerre expounds Martianus Capella and Boethius.
925 Al-Razi dies. 942 Saadiah Gaon dies. 950 Al-Farabi dies. 953 Costa ben Luca dies. 1037 Avicenna dies.
1050 Ratramnus's positions on the Eucharist condemned at Synod of Vercelli.
1057-1058 Ibn Gabirol (Avicebron) dies. 1072 Peter Damian dies. 1076 Anselm writes Monologion. 1077-1078 Anselm writes Proslogion.
1092 Roscelin accused of tritheism.
1093 (ca.) Al-Ghazali publishes The Incoherence of Philosophers. 1109 Anselm dies.
1116 (ca.) Abelard publishes his Dialectica.
1120 Abelard publishes his Theologia "Summi boni" (treats the Trinity).
1121 Abelard's Trinitarian views condemned at Council of Soissons.
1122 William of Champeaux dies. 1125 (ca.) Roscelin dies.
1138 Abelard writes Ethics. 1142 Hugh of Saint-Victor dies. 1142 (ca.) Abelard dies. 1153 Bernard of Clairvaux dies. 1160 Peter Lombard dies.
1160 (ca.) John of Salisbury writes his Metalogicon. 1173 Richard of Saint-Victor dies.
1180 Maimonides writesMishneh Torah; John of Salisbury dies. 1190 Maimonides writes Guide of the Perplexed. 1198 Averroes dies.
1200 First charter of University of Paris published. 1204 Maimonides dies.
1210 Aristotle's natural philosophy forbidden at Paris Arts Faculty.
1214 First known charter of Oxford University published. David of Dinant dies.
1221 St. Dominic dies.
1226 St. Francis dies.
1245 Alexander of Hales dies.
1249 William of Auvergne dies.
1253 Grosseteste dies.
1260-1270 (ca.) William of Moerbeke provides Latin translations for many of Aristotle's works.
1264 Aquinas publishes his Summa contra Gentiles.
1267 Aquinas writes his Summa theologiae; Roger Bacon writes Opus maius.
1268 Bacon publishes his Opus minus and Opus tertium. 1270 Bishop Tempier condemns 13 propositions at Paris. 1274 Aquinas dies; Bonaventure dies.
1277 Bishop Tempier condemns 219 propositions at Paris. Peter of
1280 Albert the Great dies.
1284 Siger of Brabant dies.
1292 Roger Bacon dies.
1293 Henry of Ghent dies. 1308 John Duns Scotus dies.
1317-1327 Gersonides writes Wars of the Lord.
1321 Dante dies.
1322 Peter Aureoli dies. 1328 Meister Eckhart dies. 1334 Durandus dies.
1342 Marsilius of Padua dies.
1344 Gersonides dies. Walter Chatton dies.
1347 William of Ockham dies.
1349 Thomas Bradwardine dies. Robert Holcot dies.
1354 Turks occupy Gallipoli, reaching Europe.
1358 Adam Wodeham dies. Gregory of Rimini dies.
1361 The second wave of Black Death begins.
1384 John Wyclif dies.
1410 Hasdai Crescas dies.
1420 Pierre d'Ailly dies.
1429 Jean Gerson dies. Paul of Venice dies.
1531 Niccolo Machiavelli writes The Prince.
1548 Francisco Suarez born.
1596 René Descartes born.
1597 Francisco Suarez writes his Disputationes metaphysicae. 1599 Petrus Fonseca dies.
1605 Francis Bacon publishes The Advancement of Learning.
1612 Suarez writes his De legibus. 1617 Suarez dies.
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