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Calendars From the Sky

Calendars From the Sky This site invites us to explore the history of man's "endeavor to organize our lives in accordance with the sun and stars." Here is the fascinating account of time itself. Students can discover the concept of the year, the month and week. It explores various calendars like the
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Calendars From the Sky


This site invites us to explore the history of man's "endeavor to organize our lives in accordance with the sun and stars." Here is the fascinating account of time itself. Students can discover the concept of the year, the month and week. It explores various calendars like the Chinese, Islamic, Jewish and Christian. The site also provides a timeline and interesting calendar facts.

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