Tag: Chronology

Pompeii; Lost for 1,684 Years or Known through the Ages?

A popular notion has entrenched itself in the minds of the general public. The notion is that the city of Pompeii in Italy was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius’ eruption in 79 AD, and that its location was lost until the 18th century. The other… Continue Reading “Pompeii; Lost for 1,684 Years or Known through the Ages?”

The History of Fomenko’s New Chronology

Anatoly Fomenko (1945-present) began his research on chronology in 1973, was publishing it in scientific magazines in the 1980’s, and began publishing it in books in the 1990’s. This article provides:1 – A summary of what Fomenko’s New Chronology is.2 – A summary of… Continue Reading “The History of Fomenko’s New Chronology”

History Basics

This article contains a collection of links to other articles that help understand history and historical studies. There are three main links in this article. The first two are the ones which I consider most important because they contain all the methods which are… Continue Reading “History Basics”

Concise Timeline of the Development of Historical Methods and Studies

This article contains a brief summary of the development of the methods used for historical investigation. The contents in this article are subject to being updated when the greater body of information grows. If there is a question mark after the name, this means… Continue Reading “Concise Timeline of the Development of Historical Methods and Studies”

Brown’s Historical Method

This article contains my review of Robert W. Brown’s The Historical Method. Brown’s publication establishes some methods of historical investigation. It also establishes some issues that may be faced when investigating history. The basics of historical method, as is shown below, are to:1 –… Continue Reading “Brown’s Historical Method”

Biography of Jean Mabillon

Dom Jean Mabillon is “one of the greatest names in the history of European scholarship” [1]. He is considered the Father of Paleography (the study of ancient and historical handwriting) and the Father of Diplomatics (the scholarly discipline centered on the critical analysis of… Continue Reading “Biography of Jean Mabillon”

Biography of John Amos Comenius

John Amos Comenius is also known by Jan Amos Comenius, Johannes Amos Comenius, Jana Amose Komenskeho, and Jan Amos Komensky. He was born in 1592 and died in 1670. He advocated for working with nature, instead of against it. He published over 150 works… Continue Reading “Biography of John Amos Comenius”

Biography of Gasparino da Barzizza

Gasparino da Barzziza’s original name was Gasparino Di Pietrobuono. In his time he was known for his academic caliber and for his exquisite teaching. Today, one notable achievement of his is the “rediscovery” of the complete works of Cicero. He was born around 1360… Continue Reading “Biography of Gasparino da Barzizza”

Comparisons of Ancient Greek Timelines

This article contains a collection of information that compares the dates of ancient Greek timelines from various sources on the internet. As of now, 20 different sources have been used in this article. This article establishes that there are a variety of dates offered… Continue Reading “Comparisons of Ancient Greek Timelines”

Manuscripts of Plutarch

Plutarch is commonly believed to have lived in the 2nd century AD. His earliest manuscript that is listed on this article is considered to have been created in the 10th century AD, with the majority of them being created after the 11th century AD.… Continue Reading “Manuscripts of Plutarch”

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