Ancient dating systems

This is still done for the Islamic Calendar, but a new moon’s date is calculated for traditional lunar calendars that are currently used in China and India.During the period when month lengths were not fixed, new moons were usually sighted after either 29 or 30 days.For centuries afterward Romans referred to the first day of each new month as Kalends or Kalends from their word calare (to announce solemnly, to call out). This practice of starting a month at the first sighting of a new moon was observed not only by Romans but by Celts and Germans in Europe and by Babylonians and Hebrews in the Lavant.All of these peoples began their month when a young crescent was first seen in the sky.Between the floodplain and the hills is a variable band of low desert that supported a certain amount of game. The First Cataract at Aswān, where the riverbed is turned into rapids by a belt of granite, was the country’s only well-defined boundary within a populated area.To the south lay the far less hospitable area of , in which the river flowed through low sandstone hills that in most regions left only a very narrow strip of cultivable land.However, recent declassified FBI files have stated that our Earth has been visited by beings from other dimensions and planets.

Similar star maps have also been found in other ancient sites said to be stargates, such as the Abu Ghurab in Egypt and many more ancient sites in the Andes of South America.

In many places, month lengths immediately after that change were not fixed, but were based instead upon observation of the sky.

Priest-astronomers were assigned the duty of declaring when a new month began – it was usually said to have started at the first sighting of a new moon.

Many ancient cultures speak of portals to other worlds and gateways to star systems where their “creators” reside.

Conventional wisdom tells us these tales are merely myths and legends.

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