The Perihelion Effect

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perihelion January 4, 2020

A Brief History of the Calendar and Timekeeping

Before 45 BC, the Roman calendar was a mess, and much of our so-called “knowledge” about it seems to be little more than guesswork. Originally, the year started on 1 March and consisted of only 304 days or 10 months (Martius, Aprilis, Maius, Junius, Quintilis, Sextilis, SeptemberOctoberNovember, and December).