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Daniel 18

Re: Dates

"Recall they WERE once, as IIRC the names came from the Roman calendar. Blame Julius Caesar for not getting the names straight when he was trying to correct for the tropical year."

I think it was really more about getting his own month. Then Augustus had to keep up with the Caesar...

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