I designed an electronic time atlas that covers the period from 3000 BC to the present and displays personalities and events for all civilizations that exist at the time. The basic idea of the time atlas is to present civilizations in "synchronoptic" view, i.e. on a single timeline. The Time Atlas is based on the open source concept, i.e. anyone can add information to it and amend existing events and personalities. Information on the entered events and personalities is provided through links to Wikipedia.
The project is now at the stage that its basic structure is more or less set and the associated software is stable. To fill the Time Atlas with content I am now looking for academics and their students who would be interested in becoming contributors. I am planning to set up an editorial board and am now looking for academics who might be willing to join the board.
To get a better idea of my project please go to
Some initial information is already loaded. Not all of it is correct at this stage; I just tried to do my best to give the Time Atlas some content before I go public. The best periods to see how the Time Atlas works are the years 1920 - 2010 and 1500 - 1599.
If you are interested to contribute to the project or have comments please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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