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Early Modern 1450-1750 1450 Northern Renaissance in Europe 1453 Constantinople falls: end of Byzantine Empire; rise of Ottoman Empire 1462 Much of Russia freed by Ivan II (Ivan the Great) from Tartars 1464-1591 Kingdom of Songhai in Africa 1479 Formation … Lire la suite
Encyclopædia Britannica’s Guide to Women’s History.
I before 3500 Stone Age: the « neolithic revolution » of near east civilizations (esp. Mesopotamia) sees the rise of irrigation & agriculture; towns & cities; temple architecture; writing; intense social stratification II 3500-1100 Bronze Age (note that, in antiquity, the historical … Lire la suite
500 Clovis, founder of the Frankish state, conquers most of France and Belgium, converting his territories to Western Catholic Christianity. He founds the Merovingian dynasty and passes his kingdom on to his sons, who begin fighting one another for additional … Lire la suite