...while the Greeks wrote only in verse there could be no chronology, nor any other history, than such as was mixed with poetical fancies...
Newton's chronology of ancient kingdoms amended
very interesting if you have an hour to waste
if you wanna read the text of Newton you can find it (here) just started on it
PS: i really think that its time to revisit ancient science and astronomy written in arabic. i think maybe it will help put the pieces together