The Pocket Guide to World History

Caravaggio. 1573-1610. Italian painter. Dramatic light, shadow. Naturalism. Fortune Teller, Guitarist 1590. [Read more ...]

Caravaggist School of Painting. Themes of courtesan, cheaters. e.g. George de la Tour. [Read more ...]

Carbonari. 1806-31. Naples. Secret revolutionary society. Young Italy Movement. [Read more ...]

Cardano, Gerolamo. 1501-76. Italian physician. Described typhus fever. [Read more ...]

Cardigan, Battle. 1136. Welsh defeat English. [Read more ...]

Cardigan, James Brudenell, Earl of. 1797-1868. British General. Led Charge of the Light Brigade. Tennyson. Crimean War. [Read more ...]

Cardinal. 8C. Roman Catholic rank, 2nd to Pope. [Read more ...]

Cards. 7-10C China. 1299 Italy. 1615 English tax. [Read more ...]

Carducci, Giosue. 1835-1907. Italian Neoclassical poet. [Read more ...]

Carib. Warlike natives of Amazon Basin. 15C conquered Arawak. Cannibals. Decimated by disease. St Vincent. [Read more ...]

Caribbean Community. 1973. Eng-speaking terr for economic co-operation. Replaced FTA. [Read more ...]

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