Julian period

noun

: a chronological period of 7980 Julian years that combines the solar and lunar cycles and the Roman indiction cycle and is reckoned from the year 4713 b.c. when the first years of these cycles coincided

Word History

Etymology

julian, adjective

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“Julian period.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Julian%20period. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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