The Prehistory of China

The Prehistory of China

China’s prehistory became the subject of more extensive investigations only after World War II. In particular, the excavations of the rich first tombs of the Han and Zhou dynasties have attracted international attention. However,...

Early History 6

Early History Part VI

The adoption of the culture of antiquity by Europe seems to have resembled the Greco-Roman process of reception in that intellectual appropriation was preceded by a level of relatively dependent learning in relation to...

Early History 5

Early History Part V

The Christian literature of late antiquity Originally the Christians had harshly rejected the whole culture of their pagan environment as belonging to this world that had to be overcome. During this time, up to...

Early History 4

Early History Part IV

During the classical age the drama experienced  its heyday – with the tragedians Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides as well as with the comedy poet Aristophanes; in addition, the prose now produced masterpieces, e. B....

Early History 3

Early History Part III

Hellenism With the age of Hellenism, opened by Alexander’s victory over the Persians, the autocracy of the Greek Poleis came to an end: Political power now emanated from the monarchically ruled empires of the...

Early History 2

Early History Part II

Antiquity [from Latin antiquus »old«] die, -, term for Greco-Roman antiquity, the first major epoch in the three-part (ancient, medieval and modern comprehensive) scheme of European history. Depending on the definition, antiquity extended from...

Early History 1

Early History Part I

Classification of the epoch Epoch designation that roughly dates back to 2000 BC. Describes to 500 AD. However, since the early period of this epoch has hardly any written sources and is therefore difficult...

Modern History 5

Modern History Part V

The introduction of work and drive machines forced the abolition of the guild system and thus led to a fundamental change in the labor constitution. It relieved the human workforce, but at the same...

Modern History 4

Modern History Part IV

Nevertheless, the relatively strong economic power of the bourgeoisie did not mean the end of the political domination of the nobility and clergy that had existed since the Middle Ages. The economic power of...

Modern History Part III

A mechanistic view of the political situation, as it were later attempted by T. Hobbes, was suggested by the strong upswing in the natural sciences. The voyages of discovery confirmed the doctrine of the...

Modern History 2

Modern History Part II

The development in Italy on the threshold of modern times In the battles over Italy, the modern European state system came to an initial conclusion. Italy was not only rich at that time, but...

Modern History 1

Modern History Part I

Modern times, term for the epoch following the Middle Ages and extending to the present day. Term content: The term was used as early as the 15th century, has become common as a periodization...

November Revolution 2

November Revolution Part II

Proclamation of the Republic Chancellor Max von Baden resigned on November 9th. He had chosen Friedrich Ebert, head of the Social Democratic Party (SPD), to be his provisional successor. The SPD was divided at...

November Revolution 1

November Revolution Part I

The November Revolution is the revolution that broke out in both countries after the military defeat of Germany and Austria in World War I. In the German Reich it began at the end of...

Contemporary History

Contemporary History

Contemporary history, generally the historical period that immediately precedes the present (“most recent phase of modern times”) and has been thesubject of interestamong historians since antiquity (e.g. Thucydides); formed as a sub-discipline of historical...

Middle Ages 3

Middle Ages Part III

The demographic and economic growth phase that characterized the High Middle Ages extended into the second decade of the 14th century, when catastrophic crop failures combined with cattle epidemics triggered the first agricultural crisis....

Middle Ages 2

Middle Ages Part II

Middle Ages In European history, the Middle Ages denotes the period between antiquity and modern times. The term »Middle Ages« was coined by the humanists of the 15th and 16th centuries. Century for the...

Middle Ages 1

Middle Ages Part I

Middle Ages, abbreviation MA., Latin Media Aetas, Medium Aevum, in European history term for the period between antiquity and modern times. Medieval studies is dedicated to his research. Conceptual content The idea of ​​a...

Study System in USA

Study System in USA

The academic year in the US is usually divided into two semesters. However, the trimester system has prevailed at some universities. The grading system also shows differences within the USA. For example, some universities...

Requirements for Studying in the USA

Requirements for Studying in the USA

According to mcat-test-centers, the U.S. universities decide autonomously on the admission requirements for studies. As a rule, they require international applicants to provide references, a résumé, and letters of recommendation and motivation. In principle,...

Study in Spain

Study in Spain

Spain brings back memories of most vacation days full of sunshine and an attitude to life between a midday siesta and an evening fiesta. Spain is one of the most popular holiday destinations for...

Requirements for Studying in Spain

Requirements for Studying in Spain

Sufficient language skills are required to study in Spain. A common language certificate to prove Spanish language skills for non-native speakers is the DELE certificate. Many universities have appropriate language courses in their programs...

Cost of Studying in Spain

Cost of Studying in Spain

Cuánto cuesta? What does this cost? This is the question everyone thinks about studying abroad in Spain. The cost of studying in Spain is largely made up of tuition fees and living expenses. In...

Financing Options for Studying in Spain

Financing Options for Studying in Spain

Students wishing to study in Spain, should be in time with the financing of this project deal. Finally, the cost of living and, in the case of free movers and full-time students in Spain,...

Academic Year in Spain

Academic Year in Spain

The academic year in Spain has 220 days and usually runs from mid-September to June. Depending on the university, deviations are possible as the universities have the right to organize their academic year themselves....

Behavioral Tips for Studying in Australia

Behavioral Tips for Studying in Australia

Even in a culture like Australian, which doesn’t seem so dissimilar to ours compared to, say, Asian cultures, there are some pitfalls for visitors. If you don’t know what behavior is expected, you may...

Study in the UK

Study in the UK

Mystical stone circles, old castle ruins, rugged landscapes and crazy, cosmopolitan metropolises – visitors will find all of this on the largest island in Europe: Great Britain. This consists of the three countries England,...

Requirements to Study in United Kingdom

Requirements to Study in United Kingdom

German applicants generally need to have a high school diploma in order to study in Great Britain. Since the universities decide autonomously about the admission of their applicants, they determine the average grade and...

Academic Year in the UK

Academic Year in the UK

Traditionally, the academic year in Great Britain is divided into three trimesters in all four countries of the United Kingdom. In the course of the Bologna reform, most British universities have now adopted the...

Palestine Weather and Climate

Palestine Weather and Climate

With its 6,025 square kilometers (5,660 square kilometers of the West Bank, 365 square kilometers of the Gaza Strip), according to abbreviationfinder, Palestine is a little more than twice the size of Saarland, the...