The Pocket Guide to World History

Shapur I. -272. Sassanid king. Captured Roman Emperor Valerian 260. [Read more ...]

Shapur II. 309-379. Persian king. Halted Roman invasion. Acquired Armenia. [Read more ...]

Shaw, George Bernard. 1856-1950. Irish socialist writer/dramatist of wit and satire. Man and Superman 1903. Pygmalian 1913. St. Joan 1923. Fabian. [Read more ...]

Shawnee. American Indians from Ohio defeated at Tippecanoe. Resettled in Oklahoma. [Read more ...]

Shays, Daniel. c1747-1825. Led Massachussets farmers in rebellion 1786-7 for lower taxes. Defeated. [Read more ...]

Sheba. (Saba’). Biblical country in south Arabia. 10C BC Colonized Ethiopia. 2C BC Overrun by Persia. Bilqis, Queen of Sheba visited Solomon. [Read more ...]

Shelburne, 2nd earl. 1737-1805. English statesman. Prime Minister 1782-3. Treaty of Paris. [Read more ...]

Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft. 1787-1851. English writer. (Daughter of Mary Wollstonecraft, Godwin). Married Percy Shelley. Frankenstein 1818. [Read more ...]

Shelley, Percy Bysshe. 1792-1822. English lyric poet. Advocated freedom of thought. Prometheus Unbound 1820. [Read more ...]

Shen Nung. c2800BC. Legendary second Chinese Emperor. [Read more ...]

Shenandoah. Site of American Civil War battles 1861-5. [Read more ...]

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