Born at Thagaste, North Africa.
Experiences serious illness while in grammar school.
370 rhetoric in Carthage, takes a concubine.
His father dies; his son, Adeodatus, is born.
He becomes a Manichee "hearer."
Teaches rhetoric in Carthage
Sails to Rome despite the objections of his mother; he becomes disillusioned with Manicheism
In Rome he meets Symmachus, who appoints him official orator in Milan
He converts to the Christian church; spends months at Cassisiacum.
Baptized by Ambrose; Monica, his mother, dies.
He establishes a monastic community in Thagaste.
He is ordained a priest in Hippo.
Requests biblical commentaries from Jerome, debates Fortunatus the Manichee
He succeeds Valerius as bishop of Hippo.
Participates in Councils of Carthage, which defined the structure of the African church
Writes his Confessions.
Attends Collatio (debates ending in the condemnation of the Donatists)
Starts thirteen years of work on his book, City of God.
At a Council in Mileve he joins in condemnation of Pelagius and Celestius.
Begins writing against Julian of Eclanum.
Considers resigning over scandal involving Antoninus, whom he had ordained.
He begins writing his Retractions.
Augustine dies, as Vandals besiege Hippo. AN1304