The Roman Calendar from Numa to Constantine: Time, History, and the Fasti

  • Publish Date: 2011-08-02
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Author: Jrg Rpke
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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