Challenge II: Western Culture

Time periods

Roman Empire

500 BC - 1 AD

The Renaissance

1300 - 1590

Braoque Period

1590 - 1670

Artists

Jan Van Eyck

1390 - 1441

Da Vinci

1452 - 1590

Durer

1471 - 1528

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

El Greco

1541 - 1614

Rembrandt

1606 - 1669

Vermeer

1632 - 1675

Music Styles/ Periods

The Middle Ages

1300 - 1390

The Renaissance

1390 - 1630

Barogue

1630 - 1660

Composers

Shutz

1585 - 1672

Johann Sebastian Bach

1685 - 1750

George Frideric Handel

1685 - 1759

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

1756 - 1791

Ludwig van Beethoven

1770 - 1827

Antonin Dvorak

1814 - 1904

Johannes Brahms

1833 - 1890

Peter Tchaikovsky

1840 - 1893

Claude Debussy

1862 - 1918

Igor Stravinsky

1882 - 1917

Historic Events

Gutenberg Prints the Bible

1456

Columbus Sails to the New World

1492

Magellan Circumnavigates the Earth

1519 - 1522

The Mayflower Lands

1620

Political Events

The Inquisition

1478

Act of Supremacy

1534

The Council of Trent

1545 - 1563

Mayflower Compact

1620

Scientific Discoveries

Moveable Type Producted in Korea

1397

Behaim Makes First Globe

1492

Heinlein Invents Watch

1504

Copernicus Heliocentricity

1512

William Harvey/heart, lungs, blood

1578 - 1657

Lippershey Invents Telescope

1608

Robert Boyle/Chemistry

1627 - 1691

Isaac Newton

1643 - 1727

Thermometer

1654

Edward Jenner/Vaccination

1749 - 1823

Charles Darwin/Evolutionary process

1809 - 1882

Mendel/Genetics

1822 - 1884

Louis Pasteur- Hidden disease

1822 - 1895

Joseph Lister/Sterilization

1827 - 1887

James Clerk Maxwell/Master of Physics

1831 - 1879

J. Williard Gibbs/Physicist

1839 - 1903

Marie Curie:Radioactivity

1867 - 1934

Lisa Meitner/Physics

1878 - 1968

Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

Linus Pauling/Chemistry

1901 - 1994

"Never put your trust in anything but your own intellect."

Paul Dirac

1902 - 1984

John Bardeen: Transistors to superconductivity

1908 - 1991

Crick/Watson/Franklin/Genetics

1916 - 2004

Richard Feynman/physicist

1918 - 1988

Christiaan Barnard

1922 - 2001

Literature

Beowulf

Approx. 600

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

1300

Canterbury Tales

1342

Gulliver's Travel

1667

Paradise Lost

1667

Pilgrims Promise

1678

Robinson Crusoe

1719

Pride and Prejudice

1813

Jane Eyre

1847

Tale of Two Cities

1859

The Hobbit

1937

Mathmatics

Pythagoras: First True Mathmetician

570 B.C. - 495 B.C.

Euclid/Axioms are elementary

365 B.C. - 275 B.C.

Muhammad al-Khwarizmi/House of Wisdom

780 - 850

Rene Descartes: I think therefore I AM

1596 - 1650

Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz/Calculus

1646 - 1716

Carl Friedrich Gauss: Calculates errors

1777 - 1855

George Cantor: Seeing beyond the infinite

1845 - 1918

Bertrand Russell: Wanted to ground math in pure logic

1872 - 1970

Emmy Noether/Symmetries

1882 - 1935

John von Neumann: Quantum Mechanics

1903 - 1957

Kurt Godel: crystalline logic and eternal truth

1906 - 1978

Alan Turing: digital Age

1912 - 1954

John Nash: A Beautiful Mind/ Game theory

1928 - present day