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cutler@geom.umn.edu

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Math Prefixes
Posted: Oct 24, 1995 9:56 AM
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Eileen,
The story as I understand it was that September through
December were at one time the seventh through tenth months. At the
time of Julius Ceasar the calendar was adjusted to correct an
increasingly erroneous match with the seasons. So the months of July
and August were added and the names were chosen to honor Julius
Ceasar and Augustus Ceasar. Sept.- Dec. were moved down to make room
for the two new months.

Arnie Cutler





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