The Oxford Companion to the Year: An Exploration of Calendar Customs and Time-Reckoning

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The Oxford Companion to the Year: An Exploration of Calendar Customs and Time-Reckoning - Blackburn, Bonnie, and Holford-Strevens, Leofranc

What are the halcyon days? On what date do the dog days begin? How do Chinese, Muslim, Mesoamerican, Jewish, and Babylonian calendars differ from Christian calendars? The answers to these and hundreds of other intriguing questions about the way humans have marked and measured time over the millennia can be found in "The Oxford Companion to the ... Read More

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