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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... of Fame" 1382 Leopold III of Austria acquires Trieste Turks capture Sofia Wyclif
expelled from Oxford, his doctrines being condemned by London synod 1383
Anglo-Scot, war renewed Chaucer: "The Parlement of Foules" □ John Wyclif d.
1648) Bibliotheca Laurenziana in Florence 1571 Sigismund II of Poland d.; end
of Jagellon dynasty Turks take ... founded by Hugh Reconciliation between
Charles IX of France and Huguenots Price Don John of Austria defeats Turk, fleet
... Multiplications of Mankind" Pol.-Aust. alliance against Turks Edmonde
Boursault: "Le Mercure galand," satirical comedy Matthew Hale: "A Discourse
Touching Provision for the Poor" 1683 Rye House Plot to assassinate Charles II ...
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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