The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events
The classic history reference, brough completely up to date, linking more than 30,000 events in an overview of 7,000 years of civilization. The Timetables of History is an indispensable resource that distills the essence of civilization, highlighting significant moments in history, politics, philosophy, religion, art, science and technology. 2 color throughout.
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DAILY LIFE ** Lucas Cranach: "Judgment of Paris" Giovanni da Bologna. Ilal.
sculptor, Johann Walther (1496-1570) produces, in collaboration with Martin
1555) Giovanni Francesco Straparola (1490-1557), Ital. author, publishes first
European collection of fairy tales Siegmund von Herberstein: "De natura
fossilium" Nicholas Udall: "Ralph Roister Doister," earliest Eng. comedy Turks fail
1515) Giovanni da Bologna: Drake, Hawkins, and Frobisher return from
unsuccessful expedition to Span. coast at Dart ford "Mercury" El Greco: "St.
Jerome" Leone Leoni, Ital. goldsmith Galileo: "De Motu," description of
experiments on ...
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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