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Date: 12/30/11 03:18 PM

15 Responses to History Of The Modern Calendar

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    December 30, 2011 at 1:43 pm
    Link: History Of The Modern Calendar - A brief (but comprehensive) history of the modern calendar.
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    cyborg Male 13-17
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    December 30, 2011 at 3:45 pm
    feberary
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    5Cats Male 50-59
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    December 30, 2011 at 5:22 pm
    Interesting! Learning stuff on IAB is fun!
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    BJH515 Male 18-29
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    December 30, 2011 at 6:23 pm
    Also, the month of March is based on the Roman God "Mars", the God of War. March was also the beginning of the war season.
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    BJH515 Male 18-29
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    December 30, 2011 at 6:26 pm
    Heh, probably should have watched the whole thing before commenting >.<! Sorry, folks!
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    December 30, 2011 at 6:42 pm
    Also the names of the days in Spanish are connected with the space bodies:

    Monday: Lunes (Based on Luna, Spanish for Moon)
    Tuesday: Martes (Mars)
    Wednesday; Miercoles (Mercury)
    Thursday: Jueves (Jupiter)
    Friday: Viernes (Venus)
    Saturday: Sabado (Saturn)
    Sunday; Domingo (?)
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    revwar Male 30-39
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    December 30, 2011 at 7:10 pm
    @Angelmassb let`s not forget the beautiful English origins of Odin`s day and Thor`s day.. not to mention the day of Frige....
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    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
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    December 30, 2011 at 8:29 pm
    Learning is fun
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    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
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    December 30, 2011 at 9:06 pm
    Sunday; Domingo (?)

    In Spanish, Domingo for Sunday means the Lord`s Day, "Domine" is latin for the Lord (and the root word of Dominion or Dominate) you know, like Anno Domine, the Year of the Lord 2012 AD
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    tvremote Male 18-29
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    December 30, 2011 at 9:30 pm
    Enunciate dammit!
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
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    December 30, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    I was not bored by that.
    :-)
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    pfkdxius Male 18-29
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    December 30, 2011 at 11:25 pm
    The 0.25 = 1/25 error is unacceptable for an "educational" video.

    Also, why not explain all the months that are named after gods/feasts. They also ignored the Norse origin of four of the days.

    In all this seemed poorly done for an educational video.
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    bullswool Male 30-39
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    December 31, 2011 at 1:26 am
    @Tvrmote +1.

    Ish shink commentar ish droonk.
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    Draculya Male 40-49
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    December 31, 2011 at 3:06 am
    The original roman calendar sounds like the Chinese calendar. With the magic of lunar calendars, you get to celebrate your birthday twice!
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    Dylan5121 Male 13-17
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    December 31, 2011 at 8:26 am
    He mix up the dates for Newton`s birth, they should be:
    Old style(Julian)- January 4th 1643 because this calendar is 11 days fast
    New Stlye(Gregorian)- December 25th 1642

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