The Roman Calendar from Numa to Constantine

The Roman Calendar from Numa to Constantine
Author : Jörg Rüpke
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 240
Release : 2011-02-04
ISBN 10 : 1444396528
ISBN 13 : 9781444396522
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This book provides a definitive account of the history of the Roman calendar, offering new reconstructions of its development that demand serious revisions to previous accounts. Examines the critical stages of the technical, political, and religious history of the Roman calendar Provides a comprehensive historical and social contextualization of ancient calendars and chronicles Highlights the unique characteristics which are still visible in the most dominant modern global calendar


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