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Welcome to the Calendar Wiki! This is a site all about [[calendar]]s - historical ones, new ones, and discussions about them: for the scientist, astronomer and the calendar enthusiast.
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==Featured article==
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* You should read the [[Project:Guidelines for contributors|guidelines for contributors]] before creating an article.
[[Image:Frenchcalendarbook.JPG|left|200px]] [[French Revolutionary Calendar]] is a calendar that was proposed during the French Revolution, and used by the French government for about twelve years from late 1793. Some enthusiasts in France still use the calendar, more out of historical re-enactment than practicality. The French Revolutionary Calendar book, at left, is in the Historical Museum of Lausanne.
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{{Mainbox|Featured Calendar|[[File:Calendar_Wiki_Maya_Calendar_001.jpg|200px|right|link=Maya calendar]]The '''[[Maya calendar]]''' is actually a system of distinct calendars and almanacs used by the Maya civilization of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, and by some modern Maya communities in highland Guatemala.
   
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These calendars could be synchronised and interlocked in complex ways, their combinations giving rise to further, more extensive cycles.
 
=== Where to start ===
 
 
* If you are new to wikis, you may want to try the '''[[Wikia:Help:Tutorial 1|tutorial]]''' on the Central Wikia
 
* What is a calendar? Stop by our general [[Calendar]] article to find out.
 
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The essentials of the Maya calendric system are based upon a system which had been in common use throughout the region, dating back to at least the 6th century BCE. It shares many aspects with calendars employed by other earlier Mesoamerican civilizations, such as the Zapotec and Olmec, and contemporary or later ones such as the Mixtec and Aztec calendars. Although the Mesoamerican calendar did not originate with the Maya, their subsequent extensions and refinements to it were the most sophisticated. Along with those of the Aztecs, the Maya calendars are the best-documented and most completely understood.<br /><center><small>[[Maya calendar|'''Read more >''']]}}
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{{Mainbox|Where to start|* What is a [[calendar]]? Stop by our general article to find out.
 
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*[[Alternative and Proposed Calendars|Proposed calendars]]
*[[Calendar reform]] (proposed reforms to the [[Gregorian calendar]])
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**[[Calendar reform]] (proposed reforms to the [[Gregorian calendar]])
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**[[The Prospects for Gregorian Calendar Reform|Prospects of such reform]]
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*[[Introduction to Technical Chronology]]
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The Maya calendar is actually a system of distinct calendars and almanacs used by the Maya civilization of pre-Columbian Mesoamerica, and by some modern Maya communities in highland Guatemala.

These calendars could be synchronised and interlocked in complex ways, their combinations giving rise to further, more extensive cycles.

The essentials of the Maya calendric system are based upon a system which had been in common use throughout the region, dating back to at least the 6th century BCE. It shares many aspects with calendars employed by other earlier Mesoamerican civilizations, such as the Zapotec and Olmec, and contemporary or later ones such as the Mixtec and Aztec calendars. Although the Mesoamerican calendar did not originate with the Maya, their subsequent extensions and refinements to it were the most sophisticated. Along with those of the Aztecs, the Maya calendars are the best-documented and most completely understood.
Read more >
Where to start
  • What is a calendar? Stop by our general article to find out.

Here are some good places to start learning about calendars:


User blogs
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Latest:

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