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date: 16 October 2019

festivals and calendars 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Oliver NicholsonOliver Nicholson, Nancy KhalekNancy Khalek, Oliver NicholsonOliver Nicholson, Roland SteinacherRoland Steinacher, Catherine HezserCatherine Hezser, Nicholas Baker-BrianNicholas Baker-Brian, Mark GustafsonMark Gustafson, Oktor SkjærvøOktor Skjærvø, Alexander SkinnerAlexander Skinner

The multifarious civilizations of Late Antiquity had many different *eras and contrasting methods of reckoning time, something which the modern world takes largely for granted but which was a matter for copious and learned calculation by chronographers, astronomers, and other scholars from before the time of Julius Caesar to that of the Venerable ... ...

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