Catholic Military History

--- 001 - 100 A.D. --- The Age of the Apostles

Catholics in the Military
---The Italian Cohort and St. Cornelius

The New Testament on Just War
---John the Baptist and the Soldiers
---Jesus and the Centurion
---Jesus on the Right to Armed Defense
---St. Paul and the Armed Guards
---St. Paul on the Ruler's Sword
---The Book of Hebrews on Good Warriors
---The Book of Revelation on Just War

--- 100 - 300 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Martyrs

Catholics in the Military
---The Thundering Legion
---The Theban Legion
---The Catholic Soldiers of Alexandria

The Fathers Under Pagan Rome on Just War
---St. Irenaeus on the Military
---St. Clement of Alexandria on Just War
---Julius Africanus on Military Theory
---Tertullian on Just War
---Origen on Just War

--- 300 - 500 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Rome

Catholics in the Military
---The Thundering Legion

The Wars of Catholic Rome
---Constantine versus Licinius
---Wars against Barbarians
---Wars against the Persians
---Theodosius the Younger
---Against the Donatists

The Fathers of Catholic Rome on Just War
---The Council of Arles on the Military
---Adamantius on Just War
---Eusebius of Caesarea on Just War
---St. Lactantius on Just War
---St. Athanasius on Just War
---St. Basil the Great on Just War
---St. Gregory Nazianzen on Just War
---St. Ambrose on Just War
---St. Augustine on Just War

--- 500 - 700 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Kingdoms

The Wars of Catholic Spain
---Battles against the Kings of France
---Battles against the Byzantine Empire
---The Civil Wars of Catholic Spain

The Wars of Catholic England
---Against Britons
---Against Barbarians
---Against the Mercians
---Battle between Egfrid and the Mercians

The Wars of Catholic France
---Clovis I against the Arian Kings of France
---Clovis' Sons against the Arian Kings of France and Spain
---Clothar's Wicked Army against the Saxons
---The Civil War between Clothar and his son
---Against the Huns
---Against the Lombards
---Against the Saxons
---The Civil War between Chilperic and his brother
---Battles against the Byzantine Empire

The Wars of Catholic Italy
---The Italian Byzantines against the Pagan Lombards
---The Catholic Lombards against the Italian Byzantines
---The Civil War between Perctarit and his Brother
---The Rebellion of the Duke of Trent

The Wars of the Byzantine Empire
---Against the Vandals
---Against the Ostrogoths
---Battles against the Spanish Kings
---Against the Persians
---Against the Muslims (Loss of Jerusalem)
---Against the Muslims (Loss of Alexandria)
---Against the Muslims (Loss of Libya, Carthage, and Morocco)

The Late Fathers on Just War
---Ferrandus the Deacon's Seven Rules for a Commander of Soldiers
---St. Gregory of Tours on Civil Wars
---Pope St. Gregory the Great on Just War
---St. Isidore of Seville on Just War
---The Sixth Ecumenical Council on War

--- 700 - 900 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic France

The Wars of Catholic Spain
---The Reconquest

The Wars of Catholic England
---Against the Vikings

The Wars of Catholic France
---Charles Martel
---Charlemagne

The Wars of Catholic Italy
---Against the Muslims
---The Battle of Ostia

The Wars of the Catholic Byzantine Empire
---Against the Muslims
---Armenia and Cyprus Liberated
---Against the Bulgarians
---Sicily Lost
---Against the Russians

The Monastic Fathers on Just War
---St. Cyril the Philosopher on Just War
---Pope Leo IV on Just War
---Pope St. Nicholas the Great on Just War
---Pope John VIII on Just War

--- 900 - 1100 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Union

---Catholic Spain and the Reconquest
---The First Crusade
---The Wars of Catholic England
---The Norman Invasion
---The Capture of Sicily
---The Wars of Catholic France
---The Wars of Catholic Italy
---The Battle of Garigliano
---St. Matilda of Tuscany
---The Wars of the Byzantine Empire
---The Recapture of Antioch

--- 1100 - 1300 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Glory

---The Great Crusades
---Catholic Spain and the Reconquest
---The Albigensian Crusade
---The Crusader Orders
---St. Bernard of Clairvaux on Just War
---St. Thomas Aquinas on Just War

--- 1300 - 1500 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Peacemakers

---The Hundred Years War
---St. Joan of Arc
---The Crusade of Nicopolis
---The Baltic Crusades
---The Hussite Wars
---The Crusade of Belgrade
---The Crusade of Granada

--- 1500 - 1600 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Heroes

---The Crusade of Lepanto
---The French Wars of Religion
---The Conquest of Mexico
---The Conquest of Peru
---The Spanish Armada
---The School of Salamanca on Just War

--- 1600 - 1800 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Thinkers

---The Thirty Years War
---The Crusade of Vienna
---The French and Indian War
---Queen Anne's War
---The Knights of Malta
---The Crusade of Petrovaradin
---The Battle of Matapan
---Second Bombardment of Algiers
---War in the Vendee
---Pope Pius VI on War Against Napoleon

--- 1800 - 2000 A.D. --- The Age of Catholic Rebirth

---The Wars Against Napoleon
---The Military Acts of the Old Military Orders
---The Knights of Malta and its Remaining Military Core
---The Armed Brothers of the Sahara
---Catholics and World War 1
---The Cristero War
---The Spanish Civil War
---Catholics and World War 2
---Catholics and the Vietnam War
---The Catechism on Just War