The Calendar on the Antikythera Mechanism and the Corinthian Family of Calendars

  title={The Calendar on the Antikythera Mechanism and the Corinthian Family of Calendars},
  author={Paul A. Iversen},
  pages={129 - 203}
Abstract:This article explores the evidence for the Corinthian family of calendars in light of the calendar recently discovered on the Metonic Spiral of the Antikythera Mechanism. It will be argued that the calendar on the Antikythera Mechanism cannot be that of Syracuse, and that it is likely to be the Epirote calendar, possibly adopted from Corinthian Ambrakia. It will also be argued that the first month of this calendar, Phoinikaios, was ideally the month in which the autumn equinox fell… 
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