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Calendar : humanity's epic struggle to determine a true and accurate year

Author: David Ewing Duncan
Publisher: New York : Bard, 1999, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Bard trade paperback printingView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ewing Duncan
ISBN: 0380793245 9780380793242
OCLC Number: 1060562157
Notes: "An Avon book."
Originally published: New York : Bard, ©1998.
Description: xix, 328 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Prelude: net cast over time --
Lone genius proclaims the truth about time --
Luna: Temptress of time --
Caesar embraces the sun --
Flaming cross of gold --
Time stands still --
Monks dream while counting on their fingers --
Charlemagne's sandglass --
Strange journey of 365.242199 --
House of wisdom to darkest Europe --
Latinorum penuria (The poverty of the Latins) --
Battle over time --
Black death to Copernicus --
Solving the riddle of time --
Ten days lost forever --
Living on atomic time --
Time line: the calendar.
Responsibility: David Ewing Duncan.

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