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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1488) John Dunstable develops counterpoint in musical composition All Souls'
College, Oxford, founded 1437 Jacopo della Quercia, Ital. sculptor, d. (b. 1371)
Erection of the Jamma Musjid Mosque 1438 of Husain, Jaunpur 1439 Jan van
1420) Palma Vecchio, Ital. painter, b. (d. 1528) Ferdinand Magellan, Port.
Leonardo da Vinci invents parachute navigator, b. (d. 1521) The Ger. magician
Georg Faust 1480 b., the prototype of Faust Botticelli, Ghirlandajo, Perugino,
VISUAL ARTS technology, GROWTH Baccio Bandinelli, Ital. sculptor, b. (d. 1560)
Barthel Bruyn, Ger. painter, b. (d. 1555) Tilman Riemenschneider, Ger. sculptor: "
Madonna," Wiirzburg Cathedral Columbus returns to Palos; leaves Spain on ...
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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