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Roman calendar

n.
The lunar calendar used by the ancient Romans until the introduction of the Julian calendar in 46 bc.

Roman calendar

n
(Historical Terms) the lunar calendar of ancient Rome, replaced in 45 bc by the Julian calendar. It originally consisted of 10 months, with a special month intercalated between Feb 23 and 24

Ro′man cal′endar


n.
the calendar in use in ancient Rome until 46 B.C., when it was replaced with the Julian calendar.
[1780–90]
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Noun1.Roman calendar - the lunar calendar in use in ancient RomeRoman calendar - the lunar calendar in use in ancient Rome; replaced by the Julian calendar in 46 BC
lunar calendar - a calendar based on lunar cycles
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Changes to the Roman calendar moved the climax of Saturnalia to December 25, around the time of the date of the winter solstice.
Under Roman calendar, Guru Nanak's 550th birthday is scheduled in Nov this year, however, the Sikh community will celebrate the occasion according to the Nanak-Shahi calendar in Nov 2019.
This feast was included in the Roman calendar in 1586.
However, the final decision on the matter would be taken by the federal government and interior ministry.Although Guru Nanak's birthday is in November later this year according to the Roman calendar, the Sikh community will celebrate the occasion according to the Nanak Shahi calendar in November 2019.Earlier, the Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousuf had announced plans to issue a memorable coin commemorating the 550th birthday anniversary of Guru Nanak.
Valentine's Day is a day for lovers, based on the feast of a saint believed to have lived in the third century and associated with courtly love but whose historicity is so nebulous the Church removed him from the General Roman Calendar in 1969, leaving his liturgical celebration to local calendars.
He sets this feast on the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year on the Roman calendar. In the anxiety of waning light, the coming victory over darkness is merrily anticipated.