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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King (-1493) Platonic Academy, Florence, founded 1440 1441 1442 Janos
Hunyady, the Hungarian national hero, defeats the Turks at Nish 1443 Vladislav
III of Poland and Hungary killed by the Turks at the Battle of Varna Hans
1530) Marques de Santillana, Span, poet, becomes Pope Pius II (—1464) King of
Hungary (— 1490) d. (b. 1389) 1459 Renewal of civil war in England 1460
Richard of York defeats Henry VI at Northampton, but is defeated and killed by ...
1556) kingdom to Venice Yasuf Adil Shah, a former slave, becomes ruler of
Bijapur, India Matthias Corvinus of Hungary d.; Vladislav II of Bohemia "Corpus
Christi Play" of Eger, 1490 elected to succeed him (— 1516) Maximilian I
acquires the ...
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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