Sunday, August 9, 2020

European History

Significant events in European history include the Roman settlements, the Viking Explorations, the Renaissance, the Reformations, the Age of Enlightenment and the French and Industrial Revolutions. Europe’s story includes states, monarchies and revolutions. Its wars range from the Thirty Years’ War to the Cold War to the War on Terror. European History is filled with fascinating people including Pliny the Younger, Leif Ericson, and Marquis de Pombal.. Explore their stories and worlds with us.

Joseph Morton, AP, Follows the Dawes Mission to Mauthausen

Associated Press reporter Joseph Morton’s final date line was January 26, 1945 – Mauthausen-Gusen Concentration Camp, twelve miles from the city of Linz, Austria....

The Habsburg Imperial Plan of Emperor Maximilian I

Emperor Maximilian I of the Holy Roman Empire (1459–1519) was the first great Habsburg emperor. The son of Emperor Frederick III and Eleanor of...

Isabella and Ferdinand

Isabella and Ferdinand's reign heralded in a golden age and marked the beginning of Spain's modern history with the Reconquista, Christopher Columbus and the...

Constantine and the Arian Heresy

When both parties of the Arian controversy appealed to Constantine, the emperor convened a council at Nicaea and participated in the deliberations ending the...

The Sounds and Voices of Munich

In September 1938, the fever of war was in the air. Only five years before, Adolf Hitler rose to power in Germany. In 1935,...