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Lyric

Egyptian Love Poetry

1300 BCE - 1100 BCE

Birth of Sappho

625 BC

Hanshan

600 - 800

Birth of Li Bo

701

Birth of Abu Nuwas

756

Birth of Rumi

1207

Birth of Petrarch

1304

Birth of William Shakespeare

1564

Birth of John Donne

1572

Birth of Basho

1644

Birth of Blake

1757

Birth of Wordsworth

1770

Birth of Coleridge

1772

Birth of Keats

1794

Birth of Whitman

1819

Birth of Dickinson

1830

Birth of Pound

1885

Birth of T.S. Eliot

1888

Novel

Journey to the West

1592

Don Quixote pt 1

1605

Don Quixote pt 2

1615

Pride & Prejudice

1813

Moby Dick

1851

Notes from Underground

1864

Midnight's Children

1980

Additional

Homer

850 BC

Rule of Augustus Caeser

27 BC

Bhuddism in China

350 - 550

Augustine Confessions

397

Sakuntala

410

Last Emperor of Rome

476

Bhuddism introduced to Japan

538

Birth of Muhammad

570

First Revelation of Quran

610

Beowulf

900

Divine Comedy

1301

Canterbury Tales

1390 - 1400

The Thousand and One Nights

1400

Renaissance

1400 - 1700

Gutenberg Prints Bible

1455

Christopher Columbus reaches New World

1492

Mona Lisa

1503

Martin Luther Excommunicated

1521

Spanish Armada Defeated

1588

King James Bible

1611

Enlightenment

1650 - 1800

Paradise Lost

1667

Declaration of Independence

1776

Faust Pt 1

1808

Early Photography

1838

Communist Manifesto

1848

Origin of Species

1859

U.S. Civil War

1861 - 1865

World War I

1914 - 1917

World War II

1939 - 1945

Birth of Christ

0

Real Birth of Jesus

6