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  1. 4 days ago · This is a list of the largest known epidemics and pandemics caused by an infectious disease in humans. Widespread non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease and cancer are not included. An epidemic is the rapid spread of disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time; in meningococcal ...

  2. Apr 25, 2024 · 1250 BC. The earliest European battle is fought at the Battle of the Tollense Valley in Bronze Age Germany with 5,000 warriors armed with bronze weapons and flint arrowheads. 11,000 BCE. Hunter-gathers create stunning limestone monuments at Gobekli Tepe, in Turkey, 8,000 years before Stonehenge. 3500.

  3. 2 days ago · The history of writing traces the development of writing systems [1] and how their use transformed and was transformed by different societies. The use of writing prefigures various social and psychological consequences associated with literacy and literary culture. With each historical invention of writing, true writing systems were preceded by ...

  4. 1 day ago · The Greek Dark Ages (c. 1100 – c. 800 BC) refers to the period of Greek history from the presumed Dorian invasion and end of the Mycenaean civilization in the 11th century BC to the rise of the first Greek city-states in the 9th century BC and the epics of Homer and earliest writings in the Greek alphabet in the 8th century BC.

  5. 3 days ago · The Westport Library Resource Guides: History of the World: Timeline

    • Mary Brown
    • 2020
  6. 5 days ago · East-West Schism, event that precipitated the final separation between the Eastern Christian churches (led by the patriarch of Constantinople, Michael Cerularius) and the Western church (led by Pope Leo IX ). The mutual excommunications by the pope and the patriarch in 1054 became a watershed in church history.

  7. Apr 25, 2024 · Timeline JS is an open source tool created and hosted by Northwestern University Knight Lab . It is particularly useful to visualize how events fit within a historical timeline - what events overlap, what events were happening concurrently, and how the general zeitgeist may have affected a particular historical period.