Sources of Information


ABOUT HISTORY IN GENERAL
History Guide.
Chronology
The First Known Date

COLLECTIONS WITH LINKS TO ORIGINAL SOURCES (or English translations)
Caution: It is advisable to check sources for possible biases. For instance the first three sites listed here, while useful, are run by Fordham University in New York, which is a Jesuit foundation.
Ancient History Source Book
Medieval History Source Book.
Modern History Source Book.
Timeline of the History of Science

GENERAL CHRONOLOGIES
Nexus, Historical Chronology part I (−10,000 - −601), other parts follow.
WebChron - a collection of chronologies on specific subjects.
AlternaTime - a list of links to specialised chronology sites.
Chronology of Biology.
Chronology of Science and Science Fiction
Chronology of Science
Timelines and Scales of Measurement
Science Timeline
Timesearch, part of Bamber Gascoigne's History World.

SPECIALISED SUBJECTS
Timetable of Greek Mathematicians Thales to Simplicius
The MacTutor History of Mathematics Archive.
Chronology of Mathematics &.
Chronology of Slavery from 1619.
Chronology of Money.
Chronology of Chronological Methods.
Chronology of Vision Science (1600 - 1960).
Steam Engines Timeline 100 - 1960.
History of the Microscope 1299 -
History of Computers & 1820 -
The Science that led to the Atomic Bomb 1890 - 1945
The Automobile.
Timeline of Art.

SPECIALISED REGIONS
Chronology of Egypt UCL
Chronology of Egypt Michael S. Sanders
Chronology of Egypt Margaret S. Rigby
Chronology of Egypt Carnegie Museum of Natural History
Virtual Kahun Manchester University & Petrie Museum
Chronology of Egyptian History & Abydos Egypt & Hawass.
Chronology of British History.
Chronology of Chinese History.
Chronology of United States History.
Chronology of Irish History.

SPECIALISED PERIODS
Medieval Timelines (800 - 1600).
Chronology of Romantic Period (1642 - 1851).
Chronology of Ancient Rome.
World War Two in Europe
Ancient Greece

GRAPHICAL PRESENTATIONS
HyperHistory.
Map of Science with biographical notes.

BIBLICAL CHRONOLOGY
Bible Unearthed Documentary & - says thereís no evidence of the exodus out of Egypt nor for the existence of Abraham. In fact, up until about the 7th century BC there isnít much that can be said about ancient Israel.
Biblical and Historical Timeline - looks plausible but according to this Isaac lived to age 146, which I'm disinclined to believe.
David Rohl & - controversial revised Egyptian and Biblical Chronology.
& - the Assyrian (732) and Babylonian (605) captivities.

OTHER CONTROVERSIES AND CRANKS
A. T. Fomenko Claims most of History is Fiction.
Immanuel Velikovsky & & & & & & (1895 - 1979) Revised chronology. Identifies the Queen of Sheba with Hatshepsut of Egypt.
Graham Hancock & & & & Theory of a lost ancient civilisation.
Erich von Daniken & & (1935 - ) The 'ancient astronauts' theory.


Some further sources cited, and abbreviations used

[WHW] Wikipedia History of the World.
[CCH] Hywel Williams, Cassell's Chronology of World History, 2005.
[CBD] Chambers Biographical Dictionary, eighth edition 2007.
[CWH] Chambers Dictionary of World History, third Edition, 2005.
[TAA] Past Worlds: The Timesd Atlas of Archaeology 1988 (reprint 1996).