The Pocket Guide to World History

Seurat, Georges. 1859-91. French Neo-impressionist originator of Pointillist style of painting. The Bridge at Courbevoie. [Read more ...]

Seven Against Thebes. Legendary Greek heroes, fought to restore Thebes throne to Polynices. [Read more ...]

Seven Bishops. 1688. Confined to Tower for opposing Declaration of Indulgence. [Read more ...]

Seven Gods of Luck. Japanese. 16C-. Bishamon, Daikoku, Ebisu, Fukurokuju, Hotei, Jurojin, Benten. [Read more ...]

Seven Hills of Rome. Palatine, Capitoline, Quirinal, Viminal, Esquiline, Caelian, Aventine. [Read more ...]

Seven Oaks Massacre. 1816. Northwest Company. agents kill 20 settlers in Red River rivalry with Hudson Bay Company. Settlement destroyed. [Read more ...]

Seven Weeks War. 1866. Austro-Prussian War. Koniggratz. [Read more ...]

Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Pyramids 4700-2160BC. Mausolus Tomb 353BC. Artemis Temple at Ephesus c550BC. Hanging Gardens of Babylon 600BC. Colossus of Rhodes 280BC. Zeus Statue at Olympia 450BC. Lighthouse at Alexandria c282BC. [Read more ...]

Seven Years War. 1756-63. France, Russia, Austria vs England, Prussia who retain Silesia, emerge as major power. French colonial power reduced. England gains New France, India. French-Indian Wars. [Read more ...]

Seventeenth Parallel. 1954-76. Divided North/South Vietnam. [Read more ...]

Severini, Gino. 1883-1966. Italian Futurist painter. [Read more ...]

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