Western Humanities

Events

Migration of hebrews to canaan

2000 BCE

Minoan Priestess with snakes

1600 BCE

Mycenaean funerary mask

1500 BCE

Moses leads Hebrews out of Egypt

1300 BCE

Trojan War

1200 bc

Division of hebrew kingdom: Israel and Judah

920 BCE

Homer,lliad

850 BCE

Choral odes in drama

750 BCE

Fall of Israel of Assyria

722 BCE

Hesiod

700 BC

Sappho, Lyric Poems

580 BCE

Pythagoras, Music Theory

550 BCE

Zeus or Pooeidon

460 BCE

Herodutus, The persian Wars

430 BCE

Theater at Epidaurus

350 BCE

Qin Dynasty

221 BC - 210 BC

Head of Alexander, From Pergamon

200 BCE

Sima Qian, Record of the Gran Historian

100 BCE

Birth of Jesus

4 BC

Virgil, Ameneid

20 CE

Horace Odes

Approx. 23 CE

Seneca- Tranquility of mind

40 CE

Catullus, Poems to Lesbia

60 CE

Death of Paul

65 CE

Jewish Wars

66 CE - 70 CE

Colosseum

70 CE - 80 CE

Roman destroy Jerusalem and its second temple

70 CE

Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

79 CE

Trajan's Victory Column, Rome

113 CE

Juvenal, Satires

125 CE

Equestrian statue of Marcus Aurelius Rome

173 CE

The Good shepard

300 CE

Council of Nicaea

325 CE

Visigoths defeat Romans at battle of Adrianople

378

Jerome produces Vulgate

400 CE

Birth of Muhammad

570 CE

Antiphons, Tropes and sequences

600

Death of Muhammad

632 CE

Beowolf

700

Book of Kells

800

First Printed book (China) : The Diamond Sutra

868

Lindau Gospels

870

Li Cheng, A Solitary Temple

950

Guido of Arezzo introduces staff for notation

1020

Catholic Church Founds college of Cardinals

1022

Play of Herrod

1050

Norman Conquest

1066

Saint Sernin, Toulouse

1080 - 1120

Christian Crusades

1095

The song of Roland

1100

Hildegard of Bingen

1146

Bologna University founded

1159

Chretien de Troyes, Lancelot

1170

Notre Dame, Paris

1200 - 1250

Canonization of francis of Assisi

1228

Pope Gregory IX establishes inquisition

1233

'Dies Irae'

1250

Aquinas, Summa Theologica

1274

Manesse Codex

1300

Ars Nova

1300 - 1400

Dante, Divine Comedy

1320

Hundred Year War

1337 - 1453

Black Death

1347 - 1447

Peasant uprising in France

1358

Great Schism

1378 - 1417

Joan of Arc burned at stake

1431

Donatello David

1432

Woodcuts & engravings used to illustrate books

1450

Josquin Ave Maria

1475

Everyman

1490

Machiavelli the prince

1513

Erasmus the praise of folly

1516

More, Utopia

1516

Luther, Ninety five theses

1517

Peasant Revolts in Germany

1524 - 1555

Henry V11 breaks with catholic church

1526

Calvin establishes protestant community in Geneva Switzerland

1540

Vesalius Anatomy

1543

Vasari Lives

1550

Oailadio, Villa Rotanda

1569

Montaigne, Essays

1580 - 1588

England defeats Spanish Armanda

1588

Shakespeare, Hamlet, Macbeth

1600 - 1606

Shakespeare Sonnets

1609

Cervantes, don Quixote

1613