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Calendar, Greek Reference library
Greek calendars variously made use of the cycles of the sun, the moon, and the stars. The moon formed the
calendar, Greek Reference library
Jon D. Mikalson
There was no single Greek calendar. Almost every Greek community had a calendar of its own, differing from others in the names of the months and the date of the New Year. All were, at least originally, lunar. The months were named after festivals held or deities specially honoured in them. Dios and Artemisios, Macedonian months, were, for example, named after ...