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  • 19th century
  • However, it was the coming of the railways in mid-19th century that proved to be the town's future: with it came the tourist trade, and the two industries, port and seaside resort, were the making of its prosperity until changes in tourist opportunities in the mid twentieth century brought about its present somewhat depleted fortunes. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the early 19th century, the former fortifications were almost completely dismantled, to give space for town expansion. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the 19th century, Arnhem was a genteel resort town famous for its picturesque beauty. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the late 19th century and into the 20th, Keswick was the focus of several important initiatives by the growing conservation movement, often led by Hardwicke Rawnsley , vicar of the nearby Crosthwaite parish and co-founder of the National Trust , which has built up extensive holdings in the area. (wikipedia.org)
  • Neolithic -era stone tools were unearthed inside the circle and in the centre of Keswick during the 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • The modern era of the pharmaceutical industry-of isolation and purification of compounds , chemical synthesis , and computer-aided drug design-is considered to have begun in the 19th century, thousands of years after intuition and trial and error led humans to believe that plants, animals, and minerals contained medicinal properties. (britannica.com)
  • and August Strindberg (late 19th century), a socio-realistic writer and playwright who won worldwide fame. (wikipedia.org)
  • sixteenth century
  • In the final decades of the sixteenth century, the Lombard economy began to show signs of the changes that were to bring about its repositioning on the international market, in which the role it had held up until this point, an exporter of luxury goods, was to be limited. (brillonline.com)
  • Pugs were brought from China to Europe in the sixteenth century and were popularized in Western Europe by the House of Orange of the Netherlands , and the House of Stuart . (wikipedia.org)
  • The year 1560 saw Europe challenged by the changes of the first half of the sixteenth century: the Renaissance, the Reformation, the expansion of Europe, and new stages in the development of the state and of a capitalist economy. (luc.edu)
  • 13th century
  • In the 13th century, it became part of the Cinque Ports , and with it the privileges of a wealthy trading port. (wikipedia.org)
  • There is considerable evidence of prehistoric occupation of the Keswick area, but the first recorded mention of the town dates from the 13th century , when Edward I of England granted a charter for Keswick's market, which has maintained a continuous 700-year existence. (wikipedia.org)
  • 11th century
  • By the first half of the 11th century, English art benefited from lavish patronage by a wealthy Anglo-Saxon elite, who valued above all works in precious metals. (wikipedia.org)
  • Macarius I , dating it the 11th century, supposed that it was created in the year when the Yuriev Monastery itself was built. (wikipedia.org)
  • eighteenth century
  • At the beginning of the eighteenth century the harbour finally became a reality, and Folkestone, like most settlements on the south coast, became involved in smuggling . (wikipedia.org)
  • While the pugs that are depicted in eighteenth century prints tend to be long and lean, modern breed preferences are for a square cobby body, a compact form, a deep chest, and well-developed muscle. (wikipedia.org)
  • 12th
  • Устюжское Благовещение ) is a Russian Annunciation icon , created in Novgorod in the 12th century, and one of the few icons which survived the Mongol invasion of Rus' . (wikipedia.org)
  • Emperor
  • An herbal compendium, said to have been written in the 28th century bc by the legendary emperor Shennong , described the antifever capabilities of a substance known as chang shan (from the plant species Dichroa febrifuga ), which has since been shown to contain antimalarial alkaloids (alkaline organic chemicals containing nitrogen). (britannica.com)
  • several
  • Workers at the school of alchemy that flourished in Alexandria, Egypt, in the 2nd century bc prepared several relatively purified inorganic chemicals, including lead carbonate , arsenic , and mercury. (britannica.com)
  • With improved education and the freedom brought by secularisation , the 17th century saw several notable authors develop the Swedish language further. (wikipedia.org)
  • Roman
  • After the fall of the Western Roman Empire , the use of wigs fell into disuse in the West for a thousand years until they were revived in the 16th century as a means of compensating for hair loss or improving one's personal appearance. (wikipedia.org)
  • half
  • Despite the rise of an intolerant catholicism in Portugal in the second half of the 17th, foreign merchants kept moving in the kingdom, chiefly looking for colonial products. (wordpress.com)
  • written
  • According to De materia medica , written by the Greek physician Pedanius Dioscorides in the 1st century ad , verdigris (basic cupric acetate) and cupric sulfate were prescribed as medicinal agents. (britannica.com)
  • Житие Прокопия Устюжского ), written in the 17th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • search
  • A search for evidence of the 16th and 17th century plague victims buried at London's infamous Bedlam burial ground - the first not to be associated with a parish church, near the Bethlem Hospital which responded to the crisis - has been launched ahead of the excavation of thousands of skeletons beneath Liverpool Street. (culture24.org.uk)
  • course
  • Over the course of the 16th century hussars had become heavier in character: they had abandoned wooden shields and adopted plate metal body armour. (wikipedia.org)
  • This course investigates the often painful coming to terms with these changes during the following century. (luc.edu)
  • figures
  • A soldier executed by Oliver Cromwell for leading a mutiny and John Lilburne, an English political Leveller before and after the mid-17th century English Civil Wars, are among the figures believed to have been buried in the cemetery. (culture24.org.uk)
  • rule
  • In the 17th century Brandenburg came under the rule of the House of Hohenzollern , the rulers of Prussia , who established Brandenburg-Prussia to become the core of the Kingdom of Prussia . (wikipedia.org)
  • kingdom
  • In the United Kingdom , in the nineteenth century, Queen Victoria developed a passion for pugs which she passed on to other members of the Royal family. (wikipedia.org)