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  • Calendar

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    In reference to the calendar completed in part one, I learned that how I use time compared to how I planned to use my time, is quite similar. Places where I tended to ineffectively use my time was mainly in the morning. Since I work afternoons, getting up and going in the morning is one of the struggling points during my day. Time that I used effectively was the time in between waking up and going to work. I found that I always have time to log into my class room and do readings, whether they are

  • Mayan Calendar

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    recorded in a linear relationship to one another. They had a total of twenty calendars that were written on stone monuments or even pottery that date back to as far as the fifth century BCE. The Mayans created three calendars that overlap. They are the Long Count calendar, the Haab Calendar, and the Tzolk’in calendar. Math, Astronomy, religion, culture, and architecture are all a part of the Mayan calendar systems. The first calendar the Mayans used was the Tzolk’in. It is made up of the numbers twenty

  • Ancient Calendars

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    celestial events, such as lunar eclipses, solstices and so on. As time has passed so has the evolution of the calendar, a device created to track our time and seasons from the earliest recordings in Babylonia to the Gregorian calendar the history of this transformation is and interesting journey. The earliest know calendar to keep track of the cycles of the celestial bodies was an Egyptian calendar that was based on the moon's cycles and is thought to have been created in 4236 B.C.E. Many cultures and

  • The Mesoamerican Calendar

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    The Mesoamerican Calendar “The Mesoamerican calendar, one of the most sophisticated timekeeping systems ever conceived by ancient people, “said by Anthony F. Avent in Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico, perfectly describes how significant the Mesoamerican calendar is. In order for you to understand the great importance of this creation, one needs to know comprehend the background of the people who created it, what it consists of, other calendars that relate to it, and how it affects us today.

  • The Christian Calendar

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    The Christian Calendar The festivals dotting the Christian Calendar are marked by general out pourings of devotion, mourning and joy according to the religious significance of these days. Some common festivals celebrated by Christians are the days commemorating the major Christian events like Christmas for the birth of Jesus Christ and Easter for his martyrdom and resurrection. Other popular events usually mark the birth or the feast days of famous Saints. These occasions are celebrated with great

  • The Mayan Calendar

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    Mayan calendar. What many do not know is that the Mayans developed three separate calendars; the Long Count, the Tzolk’in, and the Haab, which were represented by glyphs or pictures that were used in their daily lives in many different ways. The Mayans kept time in a very different way than we do today. The Mayans may not have invented the calendar, but they certainly developed it further, and still use their version today. Each of the Mayan calendars work together. In in the Mayan calendars time

  • Calendar Effects

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    anomalies. According to Ainhoa Ceresuela-Callen (2007) these calendar irregularities, also known as calendar effects, are systematic variations in the returns of stock prices related to specific times of the year. The most broad known calendar anomalies are the January effect, Monday effect and Holiday effect which have perplexed financial economists for more than 50 years. 1. January effect The most significant and well-examined calendar anomaly is the “January effect”, also known as the turn of

  • Elongation of the School Calendar

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    Test scores are slowly declining across the United States. This is causing a consideration for a longer school year. If the school year calendar was elongated it would affect student learning, social life, and there would be some financial problems within schools. Schools systems whom have tried a longer school year have not had many good results. Anderson described students as being “tired, burned-out, and inattentive students” (Anderson 1). If older students in school are already not able to pay

  • The Mayan and Aztec Calendars

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    This book focuses on different types of calendars from a number of different places all around the world. This specific chapter, even more specifically this section, focuses on the Mayan calendar. These calendars were written by honored members of their aristocracy and were held to be of great value. The Spanish invaders believed them to be instruments of the devil and burnt great quantities of them. E. G. Richards explains that only four Mayan books are survive in the libraries of Europe, and one

  • The Aztec Calendar Stone

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    The Aztec Calendar stone has become one Mexico’s national symbols. After decades of Latin American Art being degraded, underappreciated, forgotten, and abused, it has become one of Mexico’s most national treasures. After years of research from the Codex Mendoza, the Calendar, and documents by the Spanish conquistadors, it has gradually become clear as to how the Aztecs truly lived and how art played such a huge role in their society. It has not only given researchers insight to the Aztec culture