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General trends Dominance of the Burgundian court. With England and France mired in the Hundred Years War and its aftermath and then the English Wars of the Roses through most of the 15th century, European fashion north of the Alps was dominated by the glittering court of the Duchy of Burgundy, especially under the fashion-conscious power-broker Philip the Good (ruled 1419–1469).
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His name had its origin in the sobriquet of his father, Vlad Dracul ("Vlad Estêvão da Gama (c. 1470) (69 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article Estêvão da Gama (c. 1470) was a Portuguese navigator and explorer, discoverer of the Trindade and Martim Vaz islands (in modern Brazil).
The earliest precursor of modern chess is a game called chaturanga, which flourished in India by the 6th century, and is the earliest known game to have two essential features found in all later chess variations—different pieces having different powers (which was not the case with checkers and Go), and victory depending on the fate of one piece, the king of modern chess.
The white cross was thus in origin a field mark attached to combatants for identification, and later also to cantonal flags. The Lucerne chronicle of 1513, in battle scenes of the Burgundy wars of the 1470s shows cantonal flags with an added white cross.
The English name of Switzerland is a compound containing Switzer, an obsolete term for the Swiss, which was in use during the 16th to 19th centuries. The English adjective Swiss is a loan from French Suisse, also in use since the 16th century.
The late Neolithic times the Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture flourished from about 4500–3000 BC. The Copper Age people of the Cucuteni-Trypillian Culture resided in the western part, and the Sredny Stog Culture further east, succeeded by the early Bronze Age Yamna ("Kurgan") culture of the steppes, and by the Catacomb culture in the 3rd millennium BC.
The Poles (Polish: Polacy , pronounced [pɔˈlat͡sɨ] ; singular masculine: Polak , singular feminine: Polka), also referred to as the Polish people , are a West Slavic - Lechitic ethnic group and a nation native to Poland in Central Europe , who share a common Polish ancestry, history , and culture and are speakers of the Polish language. Poles Polacy The Baptism of Poland . Detail from Jan ...