The Pocket Guide to World History

Magritte, René. 1898-1967. Belgian Surrealist painter. Ceci n’est pas un pipe 1948. Castle of the Pyrenees 1962. [Read more ...]

Magyars. Finno-Urgic peoples of Asia who settled Hungary. [Read more ...]

Mahabharata. 400BC-200 AD. Sanskrit historical and Hindu religious epic. Ramayana. [Read more ...]

Mahan, Alfred. 1840-1914. US naval officer/historian. Influence of Sea Power on History. [Read more ...]

Mahavira, Vardhamana. 599-527BC. Indian founder of Jainism: -“All life is sacred”. [Read more ...]

Mahayana. 1C-. Liberal Buddhist doctrine of China, Japan, Korea, Tibet. Bodhisattva. [Read more ...]

Mahdi. Shi’ite messiah who will appear at end of the world. Several claimants have appeared. [Read more ...]

Mahler, Gustav. 1860-1911. Austrian classical Romantic symphony composer. Bridged gap between Romantics and atonalists. Resurrection Symphony 1894. [Read more ...]

Mahmud II. 1785-1839. Ottoman sultan 1808-. Lost Greece, Syria. Destroyed Janissaries. [Read more ...]

Maia. Greek Pleiade. Mother of Hermes by Zeus. [Read more ...]

Maïakovski, Vladmir. Mayakovsky. [Read more ...]

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