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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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Selections from the First Five Books: Together with the Twenty-first and ...

Livy - 1848 - 329 pages
...Ad cursus lima: — congruerent. The subject of the Roman 20 Calendar has been most ably discusseá by Professor Key, of London, in the Diet. of Antiquities...every successive lunation consists of 30 days, (quia tricenos — explet,) and several days are thus Pf. 20 wanting to complete the solar year, (desuntque...
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The History of Rome, Volume 1

Livy - Rome - 1853 - 2278 pages
...neither with the course of the sun or moon. Numa, who added the two months of January and February, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon. This was the lunar Greek year, and consisted of 354 days. Numa, however, adopted 355 days for his year,...
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The History of Rome, Volume 1

Livy - Rome - 1853 - 2278 pages
...neither with the course of the sun or moon. Nnma, who added the two months of January and February, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon. This was the lunar Greek year, and consisted of 354 days. Numa, however, adopted 355 days for his year,...
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Latin exercises. [With] Key

William Windham Bradley - 1855
...was perhaps the very first man of all Greece? 56. D. Superlative Adverbs. And first of all he divides the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon. This state is by far the most powerful of all Gaul. And want of sleep, endured now for four days and...
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Selections from the First Five Books: Together with the Twenty-first and ...

Livy - 1857 - 329 pages
...Professor Key, of London, in the Diet. of Antiquities ; and to that article I refer the student for d minute and accurate view of the year of Numa, together...passage. It is sufficient to observe here, that Numa, in tho first place, divided the year into twelve months, according to the course of the moon. But such...
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Selections from the First Five Books: Together with the Twenty-first and ...

Livy - 1863
...Professor Key, of London, in the Diet. of Antiquities ; and to that article I refer the student for л minute and accurate view of the year of Numa, together...Numa, in the first place, divided the year into twelve mouths, according to the course of the moon. But such a lunar year would necessarily fall short of...
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Selections from the First Five Books: Together with the Twenty-first and ...

Livy - 1863 - 329 pages
...together with an explanation of the present passage. It is sufficient to observe here, that Numa, in tho first place, divided the year into twelve months,...the course of the moon. But such a lunar year would necesMrily fall short of the solar year, since not every successive lunation consists of 30 days, (quia...
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Selections from the first five books, together with the twenty-first and ...

Livy - 1866 - 329 pages
...southern extremity of the Quirinal to the Capitoline and the Forum. 16. Ad cursus lima; — congruereut. The subject of the Roman 20 Calendar has been most...every successive lunation consists of 30 days, (quia tricenos—explet,~) and several days are thus <**• 20 wanting to complete the solar year, (desuntquc...
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Selections from the first five books, together with the twenty-first and ...

Livy - 1866 - 329 pages
...Professor Key, of London, in the Diet. of Antiquities ; and to that article I refer the student for л minute and accurate view of the year of Numa, together...every successive lunation consists of 30 days, (quia tricenos— explet,) and several days are thus ' 20 wanting to complete the solar year, (desuntquc...
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The national encyclopædia. Libr. ed, Volume 8

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...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 23 to Pliny ('Hist. Nat.,1 xxxiv. T), he afterwardr, added...
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