13th century

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Map of Eurasia circa 1200 A.D.

As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was the century which lasted from January 1, 1201 through December 31, 1300 in accordance with the Julian calendar in the Common Era. In the history of European culture, this period is considered part of the High Middle Ages, and after its conquests in Asia the Mongol Empire stretched from Eastern Asia to Eastern Europe.


Thomas Aquinas, recognized as the most influential Western medieval legal scholar and theologist.
A page of the Italian Fibonacci's Liber Abaci from the Biblioteca Nazionale di Firenze showing the Fibonacci sequence with the position in the sequence labeled in Roman numerals and the value in Arabic-Hindu numerals.








Portrait of the Chinese Zen Buddhist Wuzhun Shifan, painted in 1238, Song dynasty.
Hommage of Edward I (kneeling), to the Philippe le Bel (seated). As Duke of Aquitaine, Edward was a vassal to the French king.




Significant people

Frescoes from the 13th century Boyana Church
Queen Tamar

Inventions, discoveries, introductions

See also


  1. ^ "Ken Angrok". Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved 25 July 2010.
  2. ^ Grousset, Rene (1988), Empire of steppes, Wars in Japan, Indochina and Java, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, p. 288, ISBN 0-8135-1304-9.
  3. ^ page 243
  4. ^ History of Aceh Archived August 13, 2012, at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Weatherford, Jack (2004). Genghis khan and the making of the modern world. New York: Random House. p. 239. ISBN 0-609-80964-4.

External links

  • James J. Walsh (1907). "The Thirteenth: Greatest of Centuries". www.nd.edu. Archived from the original on 2017-03-01.
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