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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-183 ) The first Roman ambassadors in Athens and Corinth -228 The Gauls
defeated near Telamon in Etruria -225 Rome conquers northern Italy , including
Mediolanum ( Milan ) , in -222 Antigonus III Doson of Macedonia takes
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... separates from Pennsylvania and becomes colony Swed . victory over
Russians at Rultusk Marlborough takes Bonn ; Prince Eugene campaigns in
southern Germany Marie Leszczynska , future Queen Consort of Louis XV of
France , b . ( d .
... invades Spain , and takes Barcelona and Madrid ; Joseph Bonaparte becomes
King of Spain ; Joachim Murat , in his stead , King of Naples Erfurt Congress
Rebellion in Madrid : King Joseph flees ; Napoleon takes city The future
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Grun and Stein's approach to history made a huge splash at the time, and really changed the way popular history was written, bringing about the "everyday life" totalist approach that's really familiar to us today. Read full review