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Calendar : the 5000 - year struggle to align the clock and heavens - and what happened to the missing ten days

Author: David Ewing Duncan
Publisher: London : Fourth Estate, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The story of the creation of the Western calendar - a story of emperors and popes, mathematicians and monks, and the growth of scientific calculation. The book links politics and religion, astronomy  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Ewing Duncan
ISBN: 1857027213 9781857027211
OCLC Number: 223741323
Description: xviii, 360 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: by David Ewing Duncan.

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