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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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
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 ...
1566) endows Cardinal College, Oxford King of Hungary (see 1546) Anglo-Scot,
peace signed Francisco de Sade Miranda founds Italianate school of literature in
Portugal The Anabaptists settle down as "Moravian Brothers" in Moravia ...
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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