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A History of Time (From Past to Present)

A History of Time (From Past to Present) - Paul Bennett (My copy is not OUP, but Folio Society, and is called 'A short history of time'.) Fascinating, though sometimes mind-numbing in detail. Different ways people have measured years, months, seasons. Different ways to count what they measure. Or to correct what they measure. When was Easter? Can you have a new year on a Sabbath? Which languages preserved names of gods in their days of the week? All these things and more included in this work.

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