Roman farmers Calendar. Each side bears the names of three months of the year. For each month we can see, starting from the top: the number of days in it, the day in which the Nones(the day of the moons first quarter)falls; the duration of the day and night expressed in hours; the sign of the Zodiac; the protecting divinity; work to be attended to in the fields, and the most important festivities. #TaraMedium

Roman farmers Calendar. Each side bears the names of three months of the year. For each month we can see, starting from the top: the number of days in it, the day in which the Nones(the day of the moons first quarter)falls; the duration of the day and night expressed in hours; the sign of the Zodiac; the protecting divinity; work to be attended to in the fields, and the most important festivities. #TaraMedium

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The original Roman calendar is attributed Romulus, the mythical founder of Rome around 753 BC. Unlike currently used dates, which are numbered sequentially from the beginning of the month, the Romans counted backwards from 3 fixed points: the Nones, the Ides and the Kalends of the following month. This system originated in the practice of "calling" the new month when the lunar crescent was first observed in the west after sunset. From the shape and orientation of the new moon, the number of…

The original Roman calendar is attributed Romulus, the mythical founder of Rome around 753 BC. Unlike currently used dates, which are numbered sequentially from the beginning of the month, the Romans counted backwards from 3 fixed points: the Nones, the Ides and the Kalends of the following month. This system originated in the practice of "calling" the new month when the lunar crescent was first observed in the west after sunset. From the shape and orientation of the new moon, the number of…

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Ancient Roman Calendars

Ancient Roman Calendars

moonphase The Romans did not have weekdays in the same sense as our Monday, Tuesday, etc., however, they did have a defined markers within each month. Originally, the month and the markers were based on the moon.

moonphase The Romans did not have weekdays in the same sense as our Monday, Tuesday, etc., however, they did have a defined markers within each month. Originally, the month and the markers were based on the moon.

Octave of Christmas and Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation USA)...the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, our Lady's greatest title

Octave of Christmas and Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Holy Day of Obligation USA)...the Church celebrates the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God, our Lady's greatest title

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The very earliest Roman calendars consisted of only ten months - ten being an important number to the Romans. The Roman calendar commenced on March the first,

The very earliest Roman calendars consisted of only ten months - ten being an important number to the Romans. The Roman calendar commenced on March the first,

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