The school of philosophy begins to flourish in Athens,
where great religious personas and public figures such
as Saint Basil the Great, Gregory of Nazianzus, Libanius,
Julian the Apostate (Flavius Claudius Julianus) and more were studied.
The plundering and catastrophe of Athens at the hands of the Goths of Alarichus.
Athens loses its splendor and is transformed into a
small provincial town under the rule of the Byzantine Empire.
Many ancient monuments are turned in Christian churches.
Despite this, the School of Philosophy continues to function
with various distinguished philosophers as teachers.
The emperor Justinian I orders the closing of the School
of Philosophy in Athens. The Parthenon is transformed into a Christian church.
Justinian I founds the archdiocese of the First Justinians,
which includes Athens and is put under the jurisdiction of the Pope in Rome.