Origin and significance of the months in Italian

Sep 23, 2021 140

Have you ever wondered why the months that make up the year have those strange names? The subdivision of time in years, months, weeks, and days is an ancient practice that helped civilizations keep track of events and define history.

The calendar we use today was introduced by Pope Gregory XIII in 1582, which, for this reason, is known as the Gregorian calendar. However, it is believed that the origin of the months’ names derives from Ancient Rome, as Romulus founder of Rome, instituted in 753 B.C.

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