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Articles tagged "Julius Caesar"

The Calendar

For the Cornish original, please click here. In Egypt men of science reckoned a year precisely1 and worked out the days, a thing good for everyone. There came Julius Caesar and saw Cleopatra and learned about the science of calculating it so accurately. His calendar was splendid.2 There were no mistakes, three hundred and sixty five days, although they were increased by just a quarter of one day, was the true length of one year from Asia to Spain, Africa, Greece...

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