The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
The Timetables of History spans millennia of human history. Unlike any other reference volume, this book gives a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world by mapping out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day.
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99 LEARNING D Battle of Leuctra : Thebans under Epaminondas defeat Sparta -
371 The first plebeian elected to office ... Persians reconquer Egypt - 343 Philip
defeats the Greeks at Chaeronea - 338 Assassination of Artaxerxes III of Persia ...
255 ) Third Samnite War ( - 298 to - 290 ) : the Etruscans subjected to Rome - 295
; Romans under Lucius Papirius Cursor defeat Samnites at Aguilonia - 293 Siege
of Athens by Demetrius 1 - 295 Romans defeated by the Senones , a Gaulish ...
183 ) The first Roman ambassadors in Athens and Corinth - 228 The Gauls
defeated near Telamon in Etruria - 225 Rome ... and defeats Publius Cornelius
Scipio at Ticinus River - 218 ; defeats Romans at Lake Trasimene - 217 Rome
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - auntieknickers - LibraryThing
The early years of human history seem to have less information than might be available, particularly spotty in Asian history and pretty much nothing about Africa south of the Sahara. Still, an interesting browse and a good place to see what was happening in a given year. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Diwanna - LibraryThing
I'd be lying if I said that I read this book, but it is an interesting reference to peruse from time to time. Read full review