The Dance of Time

Traces the mythology, superstitions, and events that influenced the creation of the modern calendar, discussing such informative facts as the Roman avoidance of even numbers that caused most months to be set at odd-numbered lengths, the ...

The Dance of Time

The Dance of Time

Traces the mythology, superstitions, and events that influenced the creation of the modern calendar, discussing such informative facts as the Roman avoidance of even numbers that caused most months to be set at odd-numbered lengths, the inspirations behind the names of the days of the week, and the origins of the Easter Bunny. 25,000 first printing.

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The Dance of Time
Language: en
Pages: 264
Authors: Michael Judge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-21 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

Did you know that the ancient Romans left sixty days of winter out of their calendar, considering these two months a dead time of lurking terror and therefore better left unnamed? That they had a horror of even numbers, hence the tendency for months with an odd number of days?
The Dance of Time
Language: en
Pages: 24
Authors: Irene Aparici
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-08-18 - Publisher: Cuento de Luz

Winner at the 2014 Living Now Book Awards The Dance of Time is a book full of imagination and information, which will be useful for parents and teachers looking to accompany children on a different kind of journey through our solar system. Guided Reading Level: P, Lexile Level: 830L
The Dance of Time
Language: en
Pages: 468
Authors: Eric Flint, David Drake
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Baen Books

Armed with a mystical jewel from the future, Belisarius, the greatest general of his age, musters the forces of humankind against the evil Malwa, who are ruled by a monster from the future that is part demon and part computer, as they prepare of the epic final confrontation between good
The Dance of Life
Language: en
Pages: 250
Authors: Edward T. Hall, Edward Twitchell Hall
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1989 - Publisher: Anchor

Looks at how time is consciously and unconsciously structured in various cultures and how time has been experienced by humans from prehistoric times to the present
The Dance of Death
Language: en
Pages: 135
Authors: Suzanne Klara Walther
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

"The German choreographer Kurt Jooss (1901-1979) belonged to a generation of artists who grew up and matured between the two world wars. Jooss was a major innovator in dance and an active participant in Weimar culture. Suzanne K. Walther provides a brief political and cultural history of the Weimar Republic;

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