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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1688) Battle of the White Mountain near Prague: Catholic League under Count
Tilly defeats army of King Frederick of Bohemia; Bohemian revolt against the
Emperor Ferdinand suppressed; leading rebels executed; Protestant clergy
1680) Peter Heylyn: "The History of the Sabbath" Prince Octavio Piccolomini
invades France; is repulsed George Sandys: "A Paraphrase Upon the Psalmes"
Ferdinand II d.; succeeded as Holy Roman Emperor by his son Ferdinand III (—
1835 A, 1848 A Ferdinand I (Bulgaria) 1887 A, 1908 A Ferdinand I (Castile) 1035
A Ferdinand I (Holy Roman Emperor) 1527 A, 1556 A, 1558 A, 1562 A, 1564 A.
See also Ferdinand of Austria Ferdinand 1 (Naples) 1494 A Ferdinand I ...
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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