Category: Chronology

Alphabetical List of Dating Methods

I last counted 46 entries on this list. Please do let me know if you have any additional entries I can add to this list. A Amino Acid Racemization Dating 40Argon–39Argon Dating Archaeomagnetic (Directional) Dating Archaeointensity Dating B Bivalve Sclerochronology C Cation-Ratio Dating Cementochronology… Continue Reading “Alphabetical List of Dating Methods”

A Lecture On Chronology

On June 4th, 2021, John Coleman of Apocatastasis, an institute for the humanities, invited me to give a 60-90 minute lecture on chronology during his Medieval history class. I happily accepted and we scheduled for July 8th at 2pm EST. This article contains the… Continue Reading “A Lecture On Chronology”

The Beginning of the Olympiads

The beginning of the Olympiads is the second fundamental point of chronology listed by Petavius.[1] “The Greek calendar has not received as much attention from students of Greek religion as it deserves.”~ George Thomson (1943)[4] Traditionally, the beginning of the Olympiads has been dated… Continue Reading “The Beginning of the Olympiads”

The 29 Fundamental Points of Chronology

This article contains the list of 29 “Fundamental Points” of chronology given by Petavius.[1, p.46-48] ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ ~~~~~ Hearne communicated Petavius’ 29 points[2]. Below, the dates are marked directly after the point number. They begin in BC, and descend until 1 AD, at… Continue Reading “The 29 Fundamental Points of Chronology”

Chronology Literature

Julius Africanus (160-240). Chronographia.“…the first formally prepared Christian chronology…” [4, p.142] Theophanes the Confessor (c.758/760-817/818). Chronicle (810-815). [1] Heinrich Pantaleon (1522-1595). Diarium historicum (1572). Paul Crusius. Liber de epochis (1578). Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540-1609). Opus de emendatione temporum (1583). Thesaurus temporum (1606). James Ussher… Continue Reading “Chronology Literature”

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