Joseph Scaliger's De emendatione temporum (1583) began the modren science o chronology[1]

Chronology (frae Laitin chronologia, frae Auncient Greek χρόνος, chronos, "time"; an -λογία, -logia) is the science o arrangin events in thair order o occurrence in time.


  1. Richards, E. G. (1998). Mapping Time: The Calendar and History. Oxford: Oxford University Press. pp. 12–13. ISBN 0-19-286205-7.