A Brief History of the Calendar
by David Harper, Ph.D., F.R.A.S.
A Brief History of the Calendar was originally
written at the request of Kernow Plusfile Ltd.,
a publisher of diaries and personal organisers, based near Cambridge, England.
It appears in their range of diaries for the year 2000.
A version of this history is also available in PDF
Please feel free to contact the author
if you have a question or comment.
Table of Contents
- Squaring the Circle
- Ancient Egypt
- Rome and the Julian Calendar
- The Week
- In the Year of Our Lord
- On the Third Day
- Gregorian Reform
- Old Style, New Style
- The Age of Reason
- The Crescent Moon
- The Hebrew Calendar
- The World Calendar
- Towards the New Millennium
- 2000? or 2001?
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