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" Numa, in the first place, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon. But such a lunar year would necessarily fall short of the solar year, since not every successive lunation consists of 30 days, (quia... "
Selections from the First Five Books, Together with the Twenty-first and ... - Page 209
by Livy - 1850 - 329 pages
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Roman antiquities: or, An account of the manners and customs of the Romans

Alexander Adam - Rome - 1807 - 616 pages
...year, Cic. de legg. ii. 21. Ovid. Fast. ii. 49. Tibull. iii. i, 2. Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days ; he added one day more, Plia. xxxiv. 7. to make the number odd, which...
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Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...

Alexander Adam - Rome - 1819 - 565 pages
...year, Cic. de legg. ii. 21. Ovid. Fast. ii. 49. Tibv.ll iii. 1.2. Nutna, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days; he added one day more, Plin. xxxiv. 7. to make the number odd, which...
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Roman Antiquities: Or, An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...

Alexander Adam - Rome - 1819 - 565 pages
...were forgotten after their death, Suet. Donut. 13. Ptin.Pan. 54. Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 35-1 days ; he added one day more, Pi in. xxxiv. 7. to make the number odd, which...
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The East-Haven Register: In Three Parts. Part I. Containing a History of the ...

East Haven (Conn.) - 1824 - 200 pages
...had first been made consul, and had obtained remarkable victories. Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days: he added one day more to make the number odd, which was thought more...
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Roman Antiquities: Or An Account of the Manners and Customs of the Romans ...

Alexander Adam - Rome - 1835 - 528 pages
...whole year ; for this anciently was the last month in the year.1" Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days ; he added one day more, to make the number odd, which «'as thought...
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The penny cyclopędia [ed. by G. Long]., Volume 13

Society for the diffusion of useful knowledge - 1839
...old kalendar continued in use till the time of Tarquinius Priscus. Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days: according to Pliny (Hist. Nal. xxxiv. 7), ho afterwards added one day...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1839
...old kalendar continued in use till the time of Tarquinius Priscus. Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days: according to Pliny (Hist. Nut. xxxiv. 7), he afterwards added one day...
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The Penny Cyclopędia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 13

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1839
...old kalendar continued in use till the time of Tarquinius Priscus. Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days : according to Pliny (Hist. Nat. xxxiv. 7), he afterwards added one day...
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 13

1839
...old kalendar continued in use till the time of Tarquinius Priscus. Numa, in imitation of the Greeks, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of 354 days: according to Pliny (Hist. Nat. xxxiv. 7), he afterwards added one day...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 16

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...(Ftbrualia,) from the sins of the whole year : for, anciently, this was the last month in the year. Numa divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon, consisting in all of three hundred and fifty-four days ; and not long afterwards added one day to January,...
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