Wednesday, January 25, 2006

Thirty Years War

In my Early Modern Europe course, we have reached the Thirty Years War, which consumed the energy of the powers of 17th century Europe and devastated Germany, the main battleground (see map above). Our in-class time is devoted to the devastation, and very light on the politics and campaigns. I thought it might be nice to refer you to a website where those of you who want "the history of events" could get a feeling for what we are neglecting in class. The site's by Chris Atkinson. Thanks for your efforts, Chris!


Blogger Another Damned Medievalist said...

I'll be using this map in my course, I think!

5:52 PM  
Blogger Michal Ma┼łas said...

Loss of Olomouc city were from 30 000 (before Swedish occupation) to 1675 citizens of Olomouc.

3:29 PM  

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