Chaos025@aol.com
Wed, 23 Jun 1999 01:56:43 EDT


In a message dated 6/22/99 9:49:38 PM Mountain Daylight Time, Z@Gundam.Com
writes:

> The Julian calendar was based not on the founding of Rome by Romulus, but
> on the creation of the world by Saturn, which was reckoned to be some 4,500
> years before the birth of Gaius Julius, who lived from 100 BC to 15 March
> 44 BC, just two years after the adoption of the calendar that bears his
name.
>
>
> >Food for thought, anyway.
>
> Especially for the *calculating* intellect….
>
> -Z-

Thank you for the correction. I was just wondering, myself, about the extra
4,000 years. I haven't used Julian dating since before I left the army, and I
didn't use it very much while still in the army. But this information is
great to know.

Thanks again,

SJ

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