The Calendar of the Roman Republic. Agnes Kirsopp Michels.

The Calendar of the Roman Republic

Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 1967.

Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #9697

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket/slip, otherwise light wear; noDJ. Solid hardcover.; "The book deals exclusively with the calendar of the Roman republic, commonly called the pre-Julian calendar. It discusses Roman religion, Roman history and chronology, and Roman institutions only when they can shed light on the nature and history of the calendar. Moreover, it deals only with what I take to be the official calendar of the Roman state, that is, the material inscribed in the Fasti in large letters." - Preface. Contents: Preface; Illustrations; Abbreviations; Part I. The Calendar of the First Century BC: 1. The Pre-Julian Calendar; 2. The Characters of the Days in the Calendar of the First Century BC; 3. Dies Comitiales and Dies Fasti; 4. Dies Nefasti and NP; 5. Nundial Letters and Nundinae; Part II. The History of the Republican Calendar: 6. From the First to the Fourth Century BC; 7. The Fifth Century BC; Appendices: 1. Roman Intercalation; 2. The Characters of the Days; 3. Nundinae and the Trinum Nundinum; 4. The Dating of the Calendar; Index. ; Ex-Library; 227 pages.

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