Timeline of the 14th Century The 14th Century 1300 - 1399, was a period of great human suffering as the Black Death crept its way across Europe. It decimated the population of Britain which in turn left the survivors in a new world, one in which the power of the Church had undertaken a seismic shift.
Citation. Department of the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas. “The Trans-Saharan Gold Trade (7th–14th Century Century).” In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History.
A 14th-century French Jewish philosopher best known for his Sefer Milhamot Adonai ("The Book of the Wars of the Lord") as well as for his philosophical commentaries. 1304–1394 Jews are repeatedly expelled from France and readmitted, for a price. 1343 Jews persecuted in Western Europe are invited to Poland by Casimir the Great. 1346–1353
The distillation apparatus was known in Moscow from the late 14th century and was used to produce spirit, the precursor of vodka. According to Russian food historian William Pokhlyobkin , the first original recipe of Russian vodka was produced around 1430 by a monk called Isidore from Chudov Monastery inside the Moscow Kremlin .
14th century, 15th century, 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, Americas, C, term definition Cochineal dyes come from the Cochineal beetle that is native to the Americas and is most commonly found on prickly pear cacti.
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Extract in present day English: A great mortality ... destroyed more than a third of the men, women and children. As a result, there was such a shortage of servants, craftsmen, and workmen, and of agricultural workers and labourers, that a great many lords and people, although well-endowed with goods and possessions, were yet without service and attendance.
13th Century, 1201 to 1300 1201 Around this time in the mountainous Andes region in South America, the Inca ruler, Manco Capac, oversees the construction of the city-state of Cuzco. 1201 King John of England grants the town of Cambridge a charter.