The Timetables of History: A Horizontal Linkage of People and Events, Based on Werner Stein's Kulturfahrplan
History and Politics; Literature & the Theater; Religiion and Philosophy; Visual Arts; Music; Science and Technology; Daily Life. Forword by a Pulitzer Prizre winner.
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1450) Columbus, on third voyage, discovers The first Ger. pawnshop at
Nuremberg technical drawings Albrecht Diirer: "Self- portrait"; Orinoco River
Vasco da Gama discovers sea route to India, "Apocalypse"; "Knight, Death, and
1S72) Hans Baldung-Grien: "Mystic Pieta" Andrea del Sartto: "The Annunciation"
Michelangelo finishes work on Sistine Chapel Second Book of Masses by
Josquin des Pres (see 1502) Portuguese discover Celebes Ban on quacks in ...
1827) Gluck: "Paride ed Elena," the Blue Nile James Cook discovers Botany Bay,
painter, b. (d. 1837) Suzuki Harunobu, Jap. opera, Vienna Handel's "Messiah"
first Australia Elementary school education performed in New reformed in Austria
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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