No one thought Nintendo would ever have the balls to reveal the Zelda timeline, but lo and behold. Does that finally answer all your questions? Ha! I didn't think so.
That's why artist Zac Gorman decided to cut through the bullsh*t to present us the true timeline and finally put an end to any and all discussion of the matter for good. Check the full graph on his site or in the gallery below. I think you will find it to be most enlightening.
The Legend of Zelda Timeline V 2.0 [Magical Game Time]