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Christianity as a World Religion
from 1453

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Events 1453-1601 | World Religions in 1453 | Major Christian Centres beyond Europe in 1453 | Key Events in World Christianity 1453-1601

Events 1453-1601

These maps set the scene for the expansion of Christianity which took place between 1453 & 1601. The year in which Constantinople fell to the Turks, 1453, has been taken as a benchmark for two introductory sequences. One illustrates the position of Christianity in relation to other faiths and the other the major centres of Christianity in the fifteenth century. The third sequence concerns the age of Iberian exploration and conquest with its implications for the spread of Christianity to1601.

Map showing events between 1453 and 1601

Produced by WAMS, Information Services and the School of Divinity, CHSS for HEA-funded grant Dr K Murray, Dr P Parvis, Dr S Parvis, Dr J Paterson, A Robertson, S Virdi Copyright The University of Edinburgh