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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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The History of Rome, by Titus Livius: Books I. and II.

Livy - Rome - 1896 - 200 pages
...neither with the course of the sun iJBr" 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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Selections from Viri Romae

C. F. L'Homond - Latin language - 1896 - 217 pages
...Cf. p. 63, n. 5. 4 = quulem. So quo = quäll. 5 fästos correxit: In III, 22, it is stated that Numa divided the year into twelve months according to the course of the moon. This year contained only 355 days. In order, therefore, to make the months coincide with the seasons...
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