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What is the difference between the lunar calendar and the Gregorian calendar?

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What is the difference between the lunar calendar and the Gregorian calendar?

Calendars and History:

Over the course of recorded history, different societies have relied on different types of calendars. Many peoples, including the Celts and the Hebrews, used lunar calendars. Other peoples, such as the Egyptians, relied on a solar calendar.

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The main différance between lunar calendars and the Gregorian calendar is what the calendars are based on. Lunar calendars are based on the...

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Origins of the Julian & Gregorian Calendars

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The Julian calendar and Gregorian calendar were both revolutionary in their own right. Find out who's responsible for putting them into place and which one of the two we use today and why.


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