Fomenko is considered a top mathematician, being a member Fomenko’s New Chronology asserts that most of. The “New Chronology” (or NC) is a scientific current led by mathematicians Anatoly T. Fomenko, Gleb V. Nosovskiy and their collaborators. New Chronology looks like a volca definition of badhistory, it’s zenith, it’s triumph. Fomenko says that history is much shorter than you think.

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For example, Fomenko believes that most Eurasian history chronolovy the third and 11th centuries A. According to Fomenko’s claims, the written history of humankind goes only as far back as ADthere is almost no information about events between AD —, and most known historical events took place in AD — Critics have accused Fomenko of altering the data to improve the fit with his ideas and have noted that he violates a key rule of statistics by selecting matches from the chronoolgy record foomenko support his chronology, while ignoring those which do not, creating artificial, better-than-chance correlations, and that these practices undermine Fomenko’s statistical arguments.

Alternate historical chronology is not to be confused with alternate historical fiction. Fomenko also cites a number of cases where carbon dating of a series of objects of known age gave significantly different dates. This is basically a secular phenomenon analogous to the difference between Young Earth creationism ‘s human history of about years and Vedic creationism ‘s billions of years.

They come from, respectively, pages and 28 of the Foreword, which is dated Please note that none of these “theorists” are trained historians. Billington, a prestigious American academic, specializing in Russian culture, and the 13th Librarian of the US Congress, wrote: History’s Timetables Under Siege Second ed.

When later questioned on these results, Hardouin stated that he would reveal the monks’ reasons in a letter to be revealed only after his death. Book 7 Jul 28, The concept is most fully explained in History: A central concept for Velikovsky is that of alter egos: The central concepts of the New Chronology are derived from the ideas of Russian scholar Nikolai Morozov —[1] although work by French scholar Jean Hardouin — can be viewed as an earlier predecessor.


In such cases the author is direct about such changes in the sense that the work is presented as fiction, and that they have altered history to make for a better story. The New Chronology is a pseudohistorical theory which argues that the conventional chronology of Middle Eastern and European history is fundamentally flawed, and that events attributed to the civilizations of the Roman EmpireAncient Greece and Ancient Egypt actually occurred during the Middle Agesmore than a thousand years later.

For an opposite alternate take on the Bible and actual historical chronology that’s confusingly also called the New Chronology, see David Rohl. Chronology 1 [Second edition]. In at the Moscow International Book Fair, Anatoly Fomenko with his coauthor Gleb Nosovsky were awarded for their books on “New Chronology” the anti-prize called “Abzatz” literally ‘paragraph’, a Russian slang word meaning ‘disaster’ or ‘fiasco’ in the category “Pochotnaya bezgramota” the term is a pun upon “Pochotnaya gramota” Certificate of Honor and may be translated either “Certificate of Dishonor” or literally, “Respectable Illiteracy” for the worst book published in Russia.

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James’ attempt at historical revisionism could be the most seriously argued yet. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. New chronology imposes another psychological picture chtonology perception of the antiquity. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Nosovsky ” New chronology of Russia Russia. In a somewhat similar manner, Fomenko compares two dynasties of rulers using statistical methods. Velikovsky’s ideas are an example of this trend.

These books explained many things to me, and put many things in their proper place. Of the Chronology of the First Ages of the Greeks.

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On average, the Revised Chronology requires that the commonly accepted chronology of Egypt be changed by about years. For his dating of the Almagest star catalog, Fomenko arbitrarily selected eight stars from the more than stars in the catalog, one of which Arcturus has a large systematic error. The second and most famous “New Rome” is Constantinople. Views Read Edit View history. Not to be confused with New Chronology Rohl.

As with conspiracy theories, one of the primary drivers for people who believe alternative histories is possibly a need to chronollgy that they know better or more than everyone else, established experts or the “official” consensus stories. Global diagram of the double chronological manipulation of human history, based on the New Chronology by Fomenko and Nosovskiy. Fomenko also claims that carbon dating over the range of AD 1 to is inaccurate because it has too many sources of error that are either guessed at or completely ignored, and that calibration is done with a statistically meaningless number of samples.


Velikovsky’s so-called Revised Chronology was an attempt to reconcile the history of the ancient Near East, particularly that of Egyptwith the historical accounts found in the Bible. This page was last modified on 12 Mayat However, its “astronomical component” is not simply exceptionally important — it alone suffices for the dating of the enw itself.

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Internet searches offer some clues for further research. Book 6 Jul 24, The vocabulary of Babylonian astronomical symbols once applied to clay tablets don’t allow for extraction of unique dates of eclipses. The majority of scientific commentators consider The New Chronology to be pseudoscientific. Experimental test of the maxima chronollgy principle”. One of Fomenko’s simplest methods is statistical correlation of texts.

His calculations, which have since been criticized by other writers, showed that certain celestial events that were said to have occurred in the time of Jesus had to have actually occurred some 1, years later. In fact, archaeologists have developed a fully anchored dendrochronology series going back past 10, BCE. In Otto Rank made note of duplications in literary history of a variety fo,enko cultures:. For example, on the one hand Fomenko asserts that the vast majority of ancient sources are either irreparably distorted duplicate accounts of the same events or later forgeries.

A Nationalist Equation for Success? The clay tablets contain data about eclipses visible in Babylon that could have taken place every 30—40 years, therefore don’t allow there exact pinpointing on the time axis. It is also clear that their chronological shenanigans come in two basic varieties: They either excise or telescope commonly accepted periods into one another to shorten the accepted chronology, or they stretch existing eras or insert new nwe to lengthen the accepted chronology.