Question 1: The death of Socrates is usually said to have happened in 399 BC, but I've sometimes seen a question mark after the date. Is there actually a possible uncertainty about the exact year? ...
I have read that New year's day was fixed at Lady Day 25th March from 1155 until the reform in 1752, but I can't find out who fixed it and why, can anybody help? Responding to the comment by C.G. ...
In Tawantinsuyu, Incan society had a seven day week. The days could be enumerated as following: Monday: AWAKI puncha Tuesday: AWKARIK puncha Wednesday: CHILLAY puncha Thursday: KULLKA puncha ...
The Jewish calendar day began with the fall of darkness. So the first twelve hours were divided between the night and the second twelve hours divided among the daylight (Exodus 12:18, John 11:9). ...