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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arts %Br* MUSIC Qj GROWTH DAILY LIFE >i 1004 1005 1006 Berno, Abbot of
Reichenau (d. 1048), writes his books on musical theory 1007 Ibn Junis, Arab
1008 astronomer, author of the "Hakimite Tables," d. (b. c. 950) 1009 1010
ARTS MUSIC Qj GROWTH DAILY LIFE *i Rebuilding of Bamberg Cathedral
begun (-1237) 1192 Indigo and brazilwood imported from India to Britain for
dyeing purposes Erection of present Chartres Cathedral (-1260) 1193 1 194
ARTS TM* MUSIC Qj GROWTH DAILY LIFE >i Lodovico Carracci, Hal. "
Fitzwilliam Virginal Book" compiled by Francis Tregian; a treasury of early Eng.
keyboard music John Bainbridge: "An Giro-Bank, Hamburg, founded to improve "
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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