literature in history

Events

Hamurrabi

2500 BC - 2450 BC

Epic of Gilgamesh

2000 BCE

Hammurabi's Code

1772 BC

Deuteronomy

1445 bc - 1405 bc

Torah

950 BC - 500 BC

Old Testament

900 BC

The Iliad

800 BCE

Greece

800 BCE - 30 BCE

Homer

800 BCE - 701 BCE

Odyssey

770 BCE

Aesop

620 BCE - 564 BCE

Aesop's Fables

600 BCE

Persian Empire

559 B.C.E - 323 B.C.E

Rome

509 BCE - 476 CE

Classical

500 BCE - 500

Greco-Persian Wars

499 BCE - 449 BCE

Socrates

469 bc - 399 bc

Antigone

441 BCE

Peloponnesian War

431 BC - 404 BC

Oedipus Rex

430 BCE

Plato

427 BCE - 347 BCE

Aristotle

384 BC - 322 BC

Alexander the Great

336 BCE - 323 BCE

Han Dynasty

206 BCE - 220 CE

Julius Caesar

100 BC - 44 BC

Virgil

70 BC - 19 BC

Augustus Caesar

63 BCE - 27 AD

New Testament

52 A.D.

Pompeii

79 AD

Byzantine Empire

330 - 1453

Medieval

500 AD - 1500 AD

Mohammad

570 CE - 632 CE

Book of Odes

601

Beowulf

700

Holy Roman Empire

962 - 1806

Crusades [1095-1291 CE}

1095 - 1291

Song of Roland

1100

Snorri Sturluson

1179 - 1241

Magna Carta

1215

Edda

1220

Dante

1265 - 1321

Mongol Dynasty - 1279 - 1368 AD

1279 AD - 1368 AD

Ottoman Empire

1299 - 1922

Divine Comedy

1310

100 Years War

1337 - 1453

Chaucer

1343 - 1400

Black Plague

1349 CE

Donatello

1386 - 1466

Canterbury Tales

1390

Spanish Empire

1402 - 1975

Leonardo Da Vinci

1452 - 1519

Copernicus

1473 - 1543

Michelangelo

1475 - 1564

Spanish Inquisition

1478 - 1810

Raphael

1483 - 1520

Renaissance

1500 - 1700

Mona Lisa

1506

Sistine Chapel

1512

Shakespeare

1564 - 1616

Galileo

1564 - 1642

British Empire

1583 - Present

Spanish Armada

1588

Romeo and Juliet

1594

Hamlet

1601

Othello

1604

Don Quixote

1605

Milton

1608 - 1674

The Thirty Years War

1618 - 1648

John Locke

1632 - 1704

Newton

1642 - 1727

Voltaire

1694 - 1778

Enlightenment

1700 - 1800

Ben Franklin

1706 - 1790

Rousseau

1712 - 1778

Russian Empire

1721 - 1917

Poor Richard's Almanack

1732 - 1757

Thomas Paine

1737 - 1809

7 Years War

1756 - 1763

William Blake

1757 - 1827

Candide

1759

Revolutionary War

1775 - 1783

Common Sense

1776

United States of America

1776 - Present

Federalist Papers

1787 - 1788

United States Constitution

1789

French Revolution

1789 - 1799

Songs of Innocence

1789

Bill of Rights

1791

French Empire

1792 - Present

Keats

1795 - 1821

Romanticism

1800 - 1850

Edgar Allan Poe

1809 - 1849

War of 1812

1812

Dickens

1812 - 1870

Karl Marx

1818 - 1883

Walt Whitman

1819 - 1892

Realism

1820 - 1920

Tolstoy

1828 - 1910

Emily Dickinson

1830 - 1886

Transcendentalism

1830 - 1860

Mark Twain

1835 - 1910

Victorian Era

1837 - 1901

Tell-Tale Heart

1843

The Raven

1845

Communist Manifesto

1848

Annabel Lee

1849

Existentialism

1850 - Present

Scarlet Letter

1850

Moby Dick

1851

Uncle Tom's Cabin

1852

Tale of Two Cities

1859

Civil War

1861 - 1865

Japanese Empire

1868 - 1947

War and Peace

1869

Vladimir Lenin

1870 - 1924

Frost

1874 - 1963

Einstein

1879 - 1955

Kafka

1883 - 1924

Huckleberry Finn

1885

Adolf Hitler

1889 - 1945

F. Scott Fitzgerald

1896 - 1940

Spanish-American War

1898

Hemmingway

1899 - 1961

Steinbeck

1902 - 1968

Orwell

1903 - 1950

Russo-Japanese War

1904 - 1905

Modernism

1910 - 1965

World War I

1914 - 1918

The Road Not Taken

1916

Soviet Union

1922 - 1991

The Trial

1925

The Sun Also Rises

1926

Maya Angelou

1928 - 2014

The Sound and the Fury

1929

Of Mice and Men

1937

World War II

1939 - 1945

Animal Farm

1945

Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

1945

1984

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Invisible Man

1952

Vladimir Putin

1952 - Present

Waiting for Godot

1953

Vietnam War

1954 - 1975

Flowers For Algernon

1959

Alas, Babylon

1959

Post- Modernism

1960 - Present

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962