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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Galeazzo Alessi, Ital. architect, b. (d. 1572) Hans Baldung-Grien: "Mystic Pieta"
Andrea del Sarto: "The Annunciation" Michelangelo finishes work on Sistine
Chapel Second Book of Masses by Josquin des Pres (see 1502) Portuguese
1580) Francois Mansart, Fr. court Kapellmeister in 1666 architect, d. (b. 1598)
Vienna Adam Krieger, Ger. Puritans from Connecticut settle in Newark, N.J. Feb.
2-9 Gobelin workshops composer, d. (b. 1634) Heinrich Schiitz: "Historia ...
Lully: "Armide et Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit, Maison St. Cyr founded by Louis XIV
and Mme. de Maintenon as convent school for daughters of poor gentlefolk
painter and architect, Renaud," opera Ger. physicist, b. (d. 1736) First Fr. settlers
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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