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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-183) The first Roman ambassadors in Athens and Corinth -228 The Gauls
defeated near Telamon in Etruria -225 Rome conquers northern Italy, including
Mediolanum (Milan), in -222 Antigonus III Doson of Macedonia takes possession
1463) Charles VIII begins invasion of Italy, enters Florence, deposes Piero de'
Medici, and enters Rome; Pope Alexander VI takes refuge in Castel Sant' Angelo
Sebastian Brant: "Das Narrenschiff" (Eng. translation 1509: "The Ship of Fools") ...
1473) mortally wounded in Aretino expelled from Rome London printer Jan
Wynkyn de Worde publishes a translation of the "Gesta Romanorum"; uses italic
type for the first time in England in Robert Wakefield's "Oratio" Italy : French
driven out ...
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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