Deconstructing the Western Tradition, Part II

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Part II: Mode of Production Distortions on Historical Chronology

In Part I of our series, we looked at the particular case of the alleged antiquity historian ‘Herodotus’ and we were able to trace the extended works to the Renaissance in Italy, about 1,900 consensus dating (hereafter ‘c.d’) years after the claimed date of production.

In that article we made reference, without elaboration, to two particular mechanisms of historical distortion.  At the time we wrote: Continue reading

Deconstructing The Western Tradition, Part I

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Deconstructing The Western Tradition, Part I.

A brief introduction to a critical analysis of ‘primary’ source material as the foundation of the so-called Western Tradition which focuses on the work of Herodotus

The problem of historical chronology is one which until recently garnered little attention. With the development of the information revolution through the internet, broader segments of humanity were given access to academic source and primary source material. Thus the academic “Ausländer”, the Generalist, and free-thinking layman alike were able to, for the first time, critically review the ‘iron tenants’ of many fields including historiography.   Continue reading