The chronicle of an event is limited to a large extent to - chronological - the representation of data as well asthe fact material. To that extent it differs from history to understand describe the event by production from purchases and connections to and explains searches. We have such among other things in the Middle Ages of the chroniclers for example like Gregor ofRoute, Fulcher of Chartres, Lambert of Hersfeld or Thietmar of Merseburg.
As publication a chronicle is a reference book, which is arranged according to the time axis not according to the alphabet, but. In digital reference books is this functionby purposeful data base inquiry well as auxiliary use possible; thus the Wikipedia is also a chronicle.