A Museum of World History: 1200-1399 (Level 4: No hints)

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Last updated: July 30, 2021
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1383 Timur launches a war of conquest in central Asia.
1374 Petrarca dies in 1374, leaving behind hundreds of unpublished sonnets dedicated to Laura.
1354 Ibn Battuta returns to Morocco after traveling halfway around the world and back.
1352 Bocaccio finishes "The Decameron."
1347 The Black Death ravages Europe.
1345 Notre Dame Cathedral is finished 182 years after construction begins in Paris.
1308 Dante begins writing "La Commedia."
1297 Giotto paints frescos in the San Francesco Basilica in Assisi.
1276 Kublai Khan’s soldiers capture Lin’an and destroy the Southern Song Dynasty.
1258 Hulagu Khan’s soldiers destroy Baghdad after the Abbasid Caliph surrenders on February 10.
1250 Chartres Cathedral is finished, 54 years after construction begins.
1248 Jalal al-Din ("Rumi") loses his closest friend. Grief stirs him to write poetry.
1220 Temujin ("Genghis Khan")'s army compells Bukhara and Samarkand (in modern Uzbekistan) to surrender.
1204 4th Crusade. Christian Crusaders sack Christian Constantinople.
1200 Lin’an (Hangzhou) has a population of one million, making it the largest city in the world.
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