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Introduction

Joseph Scaliger's De emendatione temporum (1583) began the modern science of chronology

Chronology (from Latin chronologia, from Ancient Greek χρόνος, chrónos, "time"; and -λογία, -logia) is the science of arranging events in their order of occurrence in time. Consider, for example, the use of a timeline or sequence of events. It is also "the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events".

Chronology is part of periodization. It is also part of the discipline of history, including earth history, the earth sciences, and study of the geologic time scale.

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The Phantom time hypothesis is a conspiracy theory developed in the 1980s and '90s by German publisher Heribert Illig (born 1947 in Vohenstrauß, Germany). The hypothesis proposes that periods of history, specifically that of Europe during the Early Middle Ages (AD 614–911), did not exist, and that there has been a systematic effort to cover up that fact. Illig believed that this was achieved through the alteration, misrepresentation and forgery of documentary and physical evidence.


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  • ... that chronology is the science of locating historical events in time?
  • ... that a chronology may be either relative or absolute?
  • ... that the familiar terms calendar and era concern two complementary fundamental concepts of chronology?
  • ... that a calendar era is the year numbering system used by a calendar?


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What is Chronology?

  • The science of measuring time by regular divisions or periods, and which assigns to events or transactions their proper dates.
~Anonymous

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