Time and Calendars Assignment
For your culture you should determine the following information:
Is this calendar linear or cyclic?
Is it solar or lunar?
How is the year organized? By month?
Do the terms mean anything? (e.g., January from Roman god Janus)
Around what event is the calculation of years organized? (A.D. = birth of Jesus)
How was this calendar established/invented?
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