Classical Antiquity

Start date

33 AD

End Date



Christianity (Catholicism)

Main Teachings

Belief in the Trinity, salvation through faith in Jesus Christ, sacraments, moral teachings based on Bible and Tradition

Metaphysical Beliefs


Ethical and Moral Principles

Papal authority and sacraments

Ritual and Devotional Practices

Mass, Confession

Spiritual Practices

Pilgrimage, Ignatian spirituality

Foundational Teachings and Scriptures

Bible (Old and New Testament), Catechism

Narrative Traditions

Lives of saints, Papal decrees

Sub Type


Historical and Cultural Context

Medieval and Early Modern Religions

Historical Development

World Religion

Geographical Distribution

Eastern Religions, Western Religions

Organizational Structure

Institutional Religions

Scriptural Authority

Revealed Religion

Sociological Approach

Universal Religion

Philosophical or Ideological Focus

Esoteric Religion

Gods or Deities

God (The Holy Trinity)

Beliefs on the Afterlife and End Times

Heaven, Hell, or Purgatory based on faith and deeds

Existance of Afterlife


Existance of Reincarnation


Religious Structures

Churches, Basilicas, Cathedrals

Religious Leader Types or Roles

Pope, Priests, Bishops, Cardinals