The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
The Timetables of History spans millennia of human history. Unlike any other reference volume, this book gives a sweeping overview of the making of the contemporary world by mapping out at a glance what was happening simultaneously, from the dawn of history to the present day.
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HISTORY , POLITICS PHILOSOPHY , LEARNING Claudius poisoned by his wife
Agrippina ( 54 ) ; succeeded by her son Nero ( - 68 ) Ming - Ti , the new Emperor
of China , introduces Buddhism ( 58 ) Nero has his mother Agrippina killed ( 59 )
300 ) Bowling is considered part of religious ritual in Ger . monasteries ( 300 )
Emperor Gallus ( 251 — 253 ) Emperor Valerian ( 253 — 260 ) and his son
Gallienus ( 260 — 268 ) Goths , divided into Visigoths and Ostrogoths , invade
Black Sea ...
... 1750 A John VI ( pope ) 701 C John VI ( Port . ) 1816 A , 1826 A John VII ( pope
) 705 C John VIII ( Byzantine Emperor ) 1425 A John VIII ( pope ) 872 C John IX (
pope ) 898 C John X ( pope ) 914C John XI ( pope ) 904 C , 931 C John XII ...
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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