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1320 Index Page. Historical Maps, French Revolution 1789-1799. History of Europe - 6013 years in 3 minutes. Napoleon PBS Documentary 1 Of 4. The Unification of Germany. The Unification of Italy. Wars of German unification - Bismarck second German Empire 1871 history. During the summer of 1849, and into the summer of 1850, the Prussian Government invited other north German States to enter into a fresh "Erfurt" union on the basis of a new Constitution - to be that accepted by the Frankfurt Parliament of 1848, but altered so far as might be found necessary.

Wars of German unification - Bismarck second German Empire 1871 history

The union was to be a voluntary one. Had this policy succeeded, the Prussia that was most dear to Bismarck's heart would have been no more. Otto von Bismarck was a Prussian aristocrat and was, as such, opposed to this policy of the King of Prussia and his ministers. He took the extreme particularist view; he had no interest in Germany outside Prussia; Wuertemberg and Bavaria were to him foreign States. In all these proposals for a new Constitution he saw only that Prussia would be required to sacrifice its complete independence; that the King of Prussia would become executor for the decrees of a popular and alien Parliament. Europe. Europe is the second smallest of the seven continents covering roughly 2% of the earth’s surface.


The name 'Europe’ has long been thought to have been derived from the ancient myth of Zeus and Europa. According to this tale, the great god Zeus, seeing the lovely Phoenician princess Europa bathing (or, according to other versions, playing with her handmaidens) by the sea shore, transformed himself into a magnificent white bull and slowly approached her from the sea. Europe. Europe. The Ancient World. E pluribus unum: "out of many – one".

The Ancient World

The one-time motto of the US reminds us that, much like most of the larger nation states today, ancient Greece was a mosaic of very different components: about 1,000 of them at any one time between c600BC and AD330. That is, there were a thousand or so separate, often radically self-differentiated political entities, most of which went by the title of polis, or citizen-state. Our term "Greece" is derived from the Romans' Latin name, Graecia, whereas the ancient Greeks spoke of Hellas – meaning sometimes the Aegean Greek heartland, at other times the entire, hypertrophied Hellenic world – and referred to themselves as "Hellenes". In the foundational epics attributed to Homer, however, you won't find Greeks referred to as "Hellenes" but as "Achaeans", "Danaans", or "Argives". Everyone who was not a Hellene by birth, language or culture was labelled a barbaros. United Greece.

Greek Philosophy. Who are we?

Greek Philosophy

How can we be happy? Does the universe have a purpose? Greek philosophers approached the big questions of life sometimes in a genuine scientific way, sometimes in mystic ways, but always in an imaginative fashion. Pythagoras considered a charlatan for claiming the doctrine of reincarnation, a half-naked Socrates haranguing people in the street with provocative and unanswerable questions, Aristotle tutoring great generals: these are examples of how Greek thinkers dared to question traditional conventions and to challenge the prejudices of their age, sometimes putting their own lives at stake. Greek Philosophy as an independent cultural genre began around 600 BCE, and its insights still persist to our times. Ancient Rome - Classical Literature. Greek History. Ancient Greece Timeline According to archaeological and historical sources the story of Greece began deep in prehistory, and has continued to our days.

Greek History

This timeline outlines the major periods and events of the Greek civilization from the Mesolithic period until the end of the Hellenistic Era. A Concise History of Greece This brief history of Greece is compiled here as an introduction to web readers and to provide the historical background that’s needed to appreciate all the subjects of Ancient Greek civilization. Greek and Roman History.

The South American slave trade · Manchester Historian. Histories of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade typically focus on those enslaved in the North American colonies and often overlook its Southern counterpart.

The South American slave trade · Manchester Historian

However, those enslaved in North America during the colonial period were a minority; only 6% of Africans were taken to the East Coast of North America between 1500 and 1870. Slave imports from Africa were overwhelmingly taken to South America and the Caribbean. Although the Southern United States is renowned for its past brutality towards the slave population, those enslaved in areas such as Brazil, Colombia and Bolivia experienced a much harsher reality. Yet, not unlike North America, slavery existed in South America even before African slave importation transformed the region’s landscape. P.25 - Europe in 1300. The Holy Roman Empire in 1300 I've already briefly described the Holy Roman Empire; here, I offer this map as a way to visualize it.

p.25 - Europe in 1300

It's the green-blue area in the middle of the map. On this map it looks like a single entity, but the preceeding pages should dispel that notion. Nevertheless, the Emperor exercised at least a theoretical jurisdiction over this entire area, from Holland and Pomerania in the north; Luxembourg, Lorraine and Savoy on the west; Pomerania, Silesia, Moravia and Austria to the east; down into Italy as far as Venice, Bologna, and Perugia to the south. Nineteenth Century Europe — UMass Boston OpenCourseware. Modern European History : nineteenth century History of Europe links. Historians tend to divide the study of history into "relatively distinct" or "relatively manageable" periods or epochs.

Modern European History : nineteenth century History of Europe links

Examples being:- The Early and the Late "Classical Age" - Of Ancient Greece and Rome The Early and the High "Middle Age" - Of Europe The Period of the Renaissance - Sometimes styled as The Renaissance and Reformation Era Early Modern European History and then, more recently, History Facts/Science Facts - South America Timeline - Timeline of South America. Log In to Canvas. A timeline of Latin America. The Making of Europe 1 - CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION - Early European History. From Hutton Webster's, Early European History (1917); edited for this on-line publication, by ELLOPOS.

The Making of Europe 1 - CLASSICAL CIVILIZATION - Early European History

Classical Period, 900 - 290 BC. Detailed Timeline of European History Classical Period (900 - 290 BC) Beginning of Western Culture and Philosophy Go to European History Interactive Map Classical Period Europe Interactive Map Note: From Tribal to Advanced Organization.

Classical Period, 900 - 290 BC

Ancient peoples form into organized entities, with organized militaries to carry out systematic conquests of other peoples. (Timeline Continued Below) Greeks Emerge from Greek Dark Ages (~900 - 750 BC): Greeks emerge from Greek dark ages, relearning writing from Phoenicians (modern Syria). Article: Rise of Western Culture and Philosophy (i.e. Germanic Expansion (~ 850 - 250 BC): From about 850 through about 250 BC, Germanic tribes take territory away from the Celts.

Italic Peoples (~ 800 BC): Italic (Latin) peoples (likely Celt origin) from north migrate into central Italy. Greeks Colonize Southern Italy (~ 800 BC): Greeks colonize southern tip of Italy, spreading Greek culture northward, contributing to development of advanced Roman Republic. Note: Balts. History of Greece. Ancient Greece. The Roman Empire. British History. The internet's most comprehensive information resource for the times, places, events and people of British history. New Where Are They Now? A guide to the WW1 battlefields and home to the Poppy Umbrella. International Society for First World War Studies Information Page. The Society was founded in 2001. International Society for First World War Studies brings together postgraduates and more established academics who study the First World War. The society has more than 200 members in Europe, North America and Australasia.

The society holds a conference every two years. It is planned to launch a Journal of First World War Studies. For more information visit the Society's website at: Website: Related Service for Researchers French Freelance Translator Brigitte De Cuyper, Diploma in Public Service Interpreting (DPSI) and a member of the Institute of Linguists. Email: Telephone: +44 7515 643235 Related Topics WW1 Academic Study. The Ancient World. Europe. All Empires: Online History Community. History Moments – Ages of History Series. By Jack Le Moine How to classify the historical eras in a way that makes sense? Of course, there’s the big 3: Ancient, Modern, and The Middle Ages but as I try to keep historical cultures straight in my poor little brain, more detail is needed. My trouble is that as I look to how other historians classify historical eras, their nomenclature does not make sense. – What is archaic about the “Archaic Era” anyway?

The “Common Era” is just a fiction, the historians’ surrender to the current time’s pressure for political correctness. As for the “Age of Enlightenment”, well. What precipitated this essay was prehistory. Reformation Magazine. A Young Hare,Albrecht Dürer. Europe in the Age of the Reformation. This site is intended for multiple audiences: my students, other teachers, and the general public. Europe in the Late Middle Ages. This site is Dr. Knox's online course on the Late Middle Ages. The Crusades - home page. Classroom page - History of Western Civilization, Knox.

The Crusades - home page. How Did the Crusades Affect European Economy? GREAT MILITARY BATTLES. Internet History Sourcebooks. Internet Ancient History Sourcebook. Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The Internet Classics Archive: 441 searchable works of classical literature. All Empires: Online History Community. Worldology.

Classic Age. The National Academy in Athens, with Apollo and Athena on their columns, and Socrates and Plato seated in front represents the intellectual legacy of the Classic Age that continues to inform how humans understand life, truth and the universe. Classical Mediterranean and Europe - All Empires. Japanese Sign Final Surrender 日本の降伏. History - World Wars: The Origins of World War One. Information about History Learning Site. A short history of nearly everything! Sistine Chapel. Historical Texts Collection : History Department : Hanover College. The Hanover Historical Texts Collection makes available digital versions of historical texts for use in history and humanities courses. Search by keyword, or browse by subject heading.

Europe in the Contemporary World: 1900 To the Present, A Narrative History With Documents, First edition. Europe 1700-1914. 19th Century.