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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...

Monasticism

Monasticism: c. 420 BCE - 1814  

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...of the order, form a community at Cîteaux which becomes the Cistercian order Cistercian Order The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 11th century Religion Christianity Europe France 1115 1115 St Bernard establishes a new monastery at Clairvaux, from which he presides over the rapid expansion of the Cistercian order Bernard, St (1090–1153) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 12th century Religion Christianity Europe France 1210 1210 St Francis and eleven companions tell Innocent III of their wish for a life of holy...

Arts

Arts: c. 45,000 years ago - 2010  

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...latest landscapes as being composed of cubes, resulting in the term cubism Vauxcelles, Louis (1870–1943) A Dictionary of Modern and Contemporary Art 2 1900s 20th century Painting French painting French art Europe France 1909 1909 Bernard Leach moves to Japan to study oriental traditions in the graphic arts Leach, Bernard Howell (1887–1979) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Decorative arts War British art Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Asia East Asia Japan Europe Britain c. 1909 1909...

American literature

American literature: 1616 - 1995  

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...'The Village Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century Literature Literature in English Poetry North America United States 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 19th century Literature Literature in English Politics North America United States 1843 1843 Edgar Allan Poe publishes The Pit and the Pendulum , a cliff-hanging tale of...

Christianity

Christianity: c. 6 BCE - 2006  

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...hermits at Subiaco into a series of small monasteries Benedict, St ( c. 480– c. 550) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 6th century Religion Monasticism Europe Italy 527 527 The monastery of St Catherine's in Sinai is founded by Justinian, and will accumulate one of the world's greatest collections of icons Catherine, Monastery of Saint The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium 1 6th century Byzantine empire Religion Asia West Asia Empires c. 530 530 St Finnian founds the first of Ireland's great Celtic monasteries, at Clonard Clonard A...

Literature in English

Literature in English: 731 - 2000  

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...'The Village Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century Literature American literature Poetry North America United States 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 19th century Literature American literature Politics North America United States 1842 1842 English poet Robert Browning publishes a vivid narrative poem about the terrible...

Britain

Britain: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Rulers and politicians Wars and Revolutions 1420 1420 Henry V marries Catherine, daughter of the French king and sister of the rightful heir to the kingdom, the dauphin, who is on the opposing side Henry V (b. 16 Sept. 1387) The Kings and Queens of Britain 2 rev Hundred Years' War Britain 1066-1500 15th century Politics Dynasties and royalty War British Isles British monarchs - from 1066 Europe France Rulers and politicians Wars and Revolutions 1422 1422 Henry VI, son of Henry V and Catherine of France, is king of England and theoretically king of France before...

British Isles

British Isles: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...and politicians Wars and Revolutions Britain 1420 1420 Henry V marries Catherine, daughter of the French king and sister of the rightful heir to the kingdom, the dauphin, who is on the opposing side Henry V (b. 16 Sept. 1387) The Kings and Queens of Britain 2 rev Hundred Years' War Britain 1066-1500 15th century Politics Dynasties and royalty War British monarchs - from 1066 Europe France Rulers and politicians Wars and Revolutions Britain 1422 1422 Henry VI, son of Henry V and Catherine of France, is king of England and theoretically king of France before his...

France

France: c. 31,000 years ago - 2007  

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...Abelard teaches philosophy at Notre Dame until an affair with one of his pupils, Héloïse, brings his career to a dramatic end Abelard, Peter (1079–1142) A Dictionary of World History 2 12th century Europe 1115 1115 St Bernard establishes a new monastery at Clairvaux, from which he presides over the rapid expansion of the Cistercian order Bernard, St (1090–1153) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 12th century Religion Christianity Monasticism Europe c. 1120 1120 The troubadours of Provence develop a new form of love poetry in French,...

Religion

Religion: c. 4000 BCE - 2005  

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...at Subiaco into a series of small monasteries Benedict, St ( c. 480– c. 550) The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church 2 rev 6th century Christianity Monasticism Europe Italy 527 527 The monastery of St Catherine's in Sinai is founded by Justinian, and will accumulate one of the world's greatest collections of icons Catherine, Monastery of Saint The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium 1 6th century Byzantine empire Christianity Asia West Asia Empires c. 530 530 St Finnian founds the first of Ireland's great Celtic monasteries, at Clonard Clonard A...

Literature

Literature: c. 2500 BCE - 2000  

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...Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century American literature Literature in English Poetry North America United States 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 19th century American literature Literature in English Politics North America United States 1842 1842 English poet Robert Browning publishes a vivid narrative poem about...

Performing arts

Performing arts: c. 2800 BCE - 2009  

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...Europe Netherlands 1905 1905 Gustav Mahler's cycle of five songs, Kindertotenlieder , is its first performance in Vienna Kindertotenlieder The Oxford Companion to Music 1 rev 1900s 20th century Music Austria 1905 1905 Bernard Shaw has two new plays opening in London in the same year, Major Barbara and Man and Superman Shaw, George Bernard (1856–1950) World Encyclopedia 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Theatre Literature English literature Literature in English Drama War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain...

Europe

Europe: c. 800,000 years ago - 2011  

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...1764 1764 The Russian empress Catherine the Great secures the throne of Poland for one of her lovers, as Stanislaw II Catherine II (1729–96) A Dictionary of World History 2 18th century Politics Dynasties and royalty Russia 1764 1764 James Watt ponders on the inefficiency of contemporary steam engines and invents the condenser Watt, James (1736–1819) A Dictionary of Scientists 1 18th century Britain 1750-1900 Steam Technology Inventions and discoveries Great Britain - from 1707 Scotland British Isles Britain 1764 1764 Catherine the Great founds the Hermitage...

Rulers and politicians

Rulers and politicians: 1066 - 2011  

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...1066 Europe France Wars and Revolutions Britain 1420 1420 Henry V marries Catherine, daughter of the French king and sister of the rightful heir to the kingdom, the dauphin, who is on the opposing side Henry V (b. 16 Sept. 1387) The Kings and Queens of Britain 2 rev Hundred Years' War Britain 1066-1500 15th century Politics Dynasties and royalty War British Isles British monarchs - from 1066 Europe France Wars and Revolutions Britain 1422 1422 Henry VI, son of Henry V and Catherine of France, is king of England and theoretically king of France before his...

Asia

Asia: c. 500,000 years ago - 2011  

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...empire to much of its former glory Justinian (483–565) The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable 2 6th century Byzantine empire Politics Dynasties and royalty West Asia Turkey Europe Empires 527 527 The monastery of St Catherine's in Sinai is founded by Justinian, and will accumulate one of the world's greatest collections of icons Catherine, Monastery of Saint The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium 1 6th century Byzantine empire Religion Christianity West Asia Empires 538 538 A Buddhist image, sent as a gift from Korea, introduces the religion to Japan Buddhism...

War

War: c. 8000 BCE - 2011  

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...1905 The Dutch dancer Gertrud Zelle begins a career in Paris, using the stage name Mata Hari Mata Hari A New Dictionary of Eponyms 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Performing arts Dance Europe Netherlands 1905 1905 Bernard Shaw has two new plays opening in London in the same year, Major Barbara and Man and Superman Shaw, George Bernard (1856–1950) World Encyclopedia 1 Edwardian era 1900s 20th century Performing arts Theatre Literature English literature Literature in English Drama Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles...

Politics

Politics: c. 3100 BCE - 2011  

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...Habsburg empire, under the rule of Charles V (as Charles I of Spain) Habsburg A Dictionary of World History 2 16th century Holy Roman empire Austrian empire Dynasties and royalty Europe Austria Spain Empires 1516 1516 Catherine of Aragon gives birth to a daughter, Mary, who becomes the only one of her six children to live beyond infancy Catherine of Aragon (1485–1536) A Dictionary of World History 2 16th century Britain 1500-1750 Dynasties and royalty British Isles British monarchs - from 1066 Europe Rulers and politicians Britain 1516 1516 The original ghetto...

19th century

19th century: 1800 - 1900  

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...Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 Literature American literature Literature in English Poetry North America United States 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 Literature American literature Literature in English Politics North America United States c. 1841 1841 Britain sends four naval ships up the river Niger to make...

North America

North America: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Village Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Poetry United States 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Politics United States 1842 1842 Edwin Pearce Christy launches the Virginia Minstrels, later to become...

United States

United States: c. 30,000 years ago - 2011  

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...Village Blacksmith' and 'The Wreck of the Hesperus' Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807–82) World Encyclopedia 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Poetry North America 1841 1841 US social reformer Catherine Beecher publishes an influential book to empower women, Treatise on Domestic Economy Beecher, Catherine (6 Sept 1800) The Grove Encyclopedia of American Art 1 19th century Literature American literature Literature in English Politics North America 1842 1842 Edwin Pearce Christy launches the Virginia Minstrels, later to become...

20th century

20th century: 1900 - 1999  

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...Rasputin exercises a powerful influence over the Russian empress Alexandra Rasputin, Grigori Yefimovich (1871–1916) Who's Who in the Twentieth Century 1 1900s Politics Dynasties and royalty Europe Russia 1905 1905 Bernard Shaw has two new plays opening in London in the same year, Major Barbara and Man and Superman Shaw, George Bernard (1856–1950) World Encyclopedia 1 Edwardian era 1900s Performing arts Theatre Literature English literature Literature in English Drama War Great Britain - from 1707 United Kingdom - from 1801 British Isles Europe Britain...

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