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

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

Author(s): Jörg Rüpke

Published Online: 21 MAR 2011 07:36AM EST

Print ISBN: 9780470655085

Online ISBN: 9781444396539

DOI: 10.1002/9781444396539

About this Book

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

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