The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
Gives readers instant access--year by year--to every epoch-making event that occurred across the globe. For example, one quick glance reveals that the fourth decade A.D. witnessed the founding of London, the birth of Plutarch, and the missionary travels of the apostle Paul. From ancient to modern times The Timetables of History distills the essence of civilization, highlighting over 30,000 significant moments in: history and politics; literature and theater; religion, philosophy, and learning; the visual arts; music; science, technology, and growth; and daily life.
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Age of the "Seven Wise Men of Greece" -600 in 1956) inscriptions (Thales,
Pittacus, Bias, Solon, Cleobulus, to Nebuchadnezzar II burns Jerusalem (-58 1)
Anacreon, Greek Periander, Chilo) -501 The Phoenicians in Corsica poet (-580
ARTS Wr* MUSIC KjJ GROWTH DAILY LIFE >i Greek art becomes independent
of Pythagoras is said Water system built by Eupalinus, on Samos, Position of
Greek foreign influences, develops own to have three-quarter-mile-long tunnel ...
-415) The Greek Herodotus, to -451 contd "Father of History," Coriolanus
banished from Rome -491 Hiero, tyrant of ... -424) Heraclitus, Greek Persian
Wars (-490 to -449): Persian army defeated by Greeks under Miltiades at
Marathon -490; ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - James_Patrick_Joyce - LibraryThing
Not really finished. It's a reference book, so I've used it many a time. More before I had regular internet, of course. But it's nice to have the physical thing in my hands. Read full review
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