The timetables of history: a horizontal linkage of people and events, based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
Unique, classic, global, indispensable, and entertaining . . . there is no en d to the attractions of this remarkable volume. It brings alive the vast, rich history of human civilization for a very diversified readership through the ages from 400 BC to 1978 AD.
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-234) Hu Shin produces Chin. -150 Third Punic War (-149 to -146): Roman forces
destroy dictionary of 10,000 to -101 Corinth - 1 47; Romans destroy Carthage: of
500,000 characters -149 Rise of Pharisees and inhabitants only 50,000 remain ...
Emperor T'ai Tsung (d. 649) Chin, artists use lamp-black ink for taking rubbings,
which leads to introduction of wood blocks for printing Building of St. Martin's
Church, Canterbury Li Ssu-Hstin, Chin, painter, b. (d. 716) 651 652
"The Neighing Stallion," famous small Chin, fire-clay sculpture The first printed
newspaper appears in Peking 748 Shore Temple, Mamalhapuram: classic era of
Indian art Gregorian church music in Germany, France, and England Prime of ...
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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