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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Thomas Sackville: "Induction," introducing the new age of Elizabethan literature
Giovanni Angelo de' Medici succeeded by his son Francis II, whose wife (1499—
1565) elected Pope Pius IV University of Geneva founded Mary, Queen of Scots,
HISTORY, POLITICS N LITERATURE, rS5j THEATER PHILOSOPHY, S
LEARNING W David Rizzio, confidential secretary of Mary, Queen of Scots,
murdered in Holyrood House, Edinburgh William Adlington translates "The
Golden Ass" by ...
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W 1586 Sir Francis Walsingham unravels Babington Plot to murder Elizabeth I,
proving involvement of Mary Queen of Scots in the plan John Ford, Eng.
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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