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The Calendar


Price: $5.00

AUTHOR:  David E. Duncan

TITLE:  The Calendar

PUBLISHER:  Fourth Estate

PLACE:  London

YEAR:  1999

ISBN:  1857029798

EDITION:  1st

DESCRIPTION:  SECONDHAND. PAPERBACK.  HAS A MILD READERS CREASE OTHERWISE IN VERY GOOD CONDITION.

Measuring the daily and yearly cycle of the cosmos has never been entirely straightforward. The year 2000 is alternatively the year 2544 (Buddhist), 6236 (Ancient Egyptian), 5761 (Jewish) or simply the Year of the Dragon (Chinese).

The story of the creation of the Western calendar, which is related in this book, is a story of emperors and popes, ...


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