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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Third Punic War (-149 lo -146): Roman forces destroy dictionary of 10,000
Corinth -147; Romans destroy Carthage: of 500,000 characters -149 Rise of
Pharisees and inhabitants only 50,000 remain alive; sold into slavery War
between Sparta ...
Roman dramatist. Pompey murdered in Egypt by order of Cleopatra -47 Africa
made Roman province; Caesar returns to Rome (-46) statesman, and
philosopher, Caesar, dictator in Rome, adopts his nephew Gaius b. -4(d. A.D. 65)
Ovid: "Ars ...
419), Western Roman Emperor under the guardianship of his mother Galla
Placidia (425) Gaiseric, king of the Vandals (428-477) Picts and Scots expelled
from southern England by Saxons, Jutes, and Angles (429) Aetius, chief minister
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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