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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LITERATURE THEATER Egyptian hieroglyphs are adapted to demotic script
Kallinos, earliest known Greek lyricist (preserved: battle hymn) Archilochus,
Greek lyricist and author of fables, raises iambic to art form Library at Nineveh
Position of Greek women in civil rights declines First reports of the introduction of
papyrus into Greece Olive tree brought to Italy by Greek settlers Cyrus of Persia
establishes regular courier service by messengers on horseback Tightly fitting ...
-399) Democritus, Greek philosopher, b. -460 Ezra, Hebrew scribe, goes to
Jerusalem to restore the laws of Moses -458 The Decemvirs codify Roman laws
in a form known as the Twelve Tables -450 The Torah becomes the moral
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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
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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