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3573

3573

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End of the current European-American era according to Rudolf Steiner. Anthroposophy has its own concept of history: according to Rudolf Steiner our present age falls in the post-Atlantic period, since in his vision the disaster that he claims to have struck Atlantis in 7227 BC is

2060 – 2374

2060 – 2374

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Despite all his warnings and intentions to look only to the past, in the last years of his life, Isaac Newton does not resist the temptation to stretch his gaze until the moment of the Last Judgment with this weak justification: “I indicate this period

21 December 2012

21 December 2012

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End of the first Great Mayan Cycle. In practice, the 13th baktun ends, according to some Mayan writings it is an “important” period. Baktun is a 144,000-day cycle (a little over 394 years). The first baktun began on 11 August 3114 BC. The Mayan calendar is base 20: 7200

1986

1986

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End of the world according to Pico della Mirandola in his “900 Theses”; in 1486 he wrote: “If man is allowed to conjecture about the last times, we can find, through the most secret ways of the cabal, that the consummation of the centuries will take

1865 – 1878

1865 – 1878

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Maxwell’s laws (the best understood interactions of physics and the only ones that have been expressed in a closed and self-compatible mathematical form) and the Second Law of Thermodynamics (the only law of physics valid always, however, everywhere in the Universe) the foundations of Modern

1687 – July 14, 1789

1687 – July 14, 1789

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Man acquires self-awareness and is the Declaration of Human Rights in the United States and the French Revolution: … and then Napoleon, the 7-year war won by the UK, the first railways in the UK, the steam engine of Watt, American Independence, Declaration of Human

1615 – 1687

1615 – 1687

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It is a short step from Galileo to Newton! And the world thanks: Cromwell, Newton, Halley, Francis Drake, Regina Elizabeth; British Empire is born: colonization of North America, Indies, Australia

1583

1583

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Josephus Justus Scaliger invents the Julian calendar (julian day) still used in astronomy and calls it “Giuliano” from the name of his father: Julius Scaliger; it is a 7980-year cycle with no leap years or days added or subtracted; starts at 12AM on January 1, 4713 BC

1514

1514

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Pope Leo X asks Paul of Fossombrone to contact Copernicus to ask him for an opinion on the reform of the ecclesiastical calendar; the latter takes care to provide as complete an answer as possible and writes to the following pope (Pope Paul III, the same

XVI century – 1615

XVI century – 1615

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But someone sees clearly! Galileo gives the turning point to humanity: Colonization of the Americas, Defeat of the Incas (Pizarro) and Aztecs (Cortes) and Maya, Magellan, Annexation of Portugal, Destroyed Invincible Spanish Armada

1413

1413

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Beginning of the current European-American era according to Rudolf Steiner. Anthroposophy has its own concept of history: according to Rudolf Steiner our present age falls in the post-Atlantic period, since in his vision the disaster that he claims to have struck Atlantis in 7227 BC is

1042

1042

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Hermann the Cripple suspects a difference between the church calendar and the celestial one

531

531

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Dionysius the Small calculates Christ’s birth date as December 25th of 531 years earlier (before the calendar referred to 284 AD: I year of Diocletian reign)

476 – (XI – XII century).

476 – (XI – XII century).

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Chaos floods the world: Berbers, Burgundians, Franks, Alemanni, Goths, Saxons, Vandals, Huns (Attila), Ostrogoths, Visigoths, etc. Fall of the Western Roman Empire, Odoacer king of Italy, Mohammed, Caliphates, Muslims invade North Africa-Turkey-Spain, Charlemagne, Carolingians, Lombards defeat, Muslims in Southern Italy, Coffee in Arabia, Ottone of Germany,

321

321

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The Roman Emperor Constantine introduces the seven-day week with Sunday as the first day; each day was dedicated to a planet (it was believed there were seven and that the Sun and the Moon were planets)

29 Aug 284

29 Aug 284

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New reference of the Roman calendar: I year of the Era of Diocletian or of the Martyrs (before the calendar referred to 753 BC: foundation of Rome) still in use by the Copts of Upper Egypt

4 BC – 476 AD

4 BC – 476 AD

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Rome falls, end of a glorious era: Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, Nero, Hadrian, Marcus Aurelius, Commodus, Diocletian divides the Roman Empire, Edict of Thessalonica: Christianity official religion Roman Empire

46 BC

46 BC

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annus confusionis: 445 days. Cesare moves the New Year from the vernal equinox to January 1, introduces leap years and 12 months of 30 – 31 alternating days (with February of 29 – 30)

700 BC

700 BC

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Babylon: the seven-day week was born by uniting the planets of the Solar System as it was then known with a 7-point star: Moon (lune-di ‘or mon-day), Mercury (mercole-di’), Venus (vener -di ‘), Sun (sun-day), Mars (mars-di’), Jupiter (jupiter-di ‘), Saturn (satur-day) and Earth in

753 BC – 4 BC (…)

753 BC – 4 BC (…)

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Buddhism, Greeks, Romans: Early Persian Empire (Medes and then Persians, maximum territorial expansion in the 5th century BC), Buddha (India) and Confucius (China), Statue of Zeus, rejected Persian invasion, Peloponnesian War between Sparta and Athens , Anaximander, Empedocles, Pythagoras, Zeno, Aristotle, Aristarchus, Alexander the Great,

753 BC

753 BC

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Roman calendar of Romulus: 10 lunar months: 304 days The months of Martis, Aprilis, Maius, Junius are born. New reference of the Roman calendar: foundation of Rome

1500 – 1050 BC

1500 – 1050 BC

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Shang Dynasty in China: first proven use of the lunisolar calendar (12 or 13 months of 29 or 30 days); the days are independently counted sexagesimal, according to a tradition of the third millennium BC in 10 tiangan (celestial trunks), 12 dizhi (branches terrestrial), 60

3114 BC

3114 BC

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Start current Great Maya Cycle (13 batkun * 20katuns (144000 days) * 20tuns (7200 days) * 18minals (360 days) * 20kins (20 days))

4713 BC

4713 BC

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The Julian calendar, invented by Scaligero in 1583 AD, begins at 12 noon on January 1st and is still used in astronomy for convenience; on this date the 28-year cycle of the solar calendar begins (after 28 years the calendar repeats), the Lunar Metonic cycle (19

5000 BC – 753 BC

5000 BC – 753 BC

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Druids, Egyptians, Babylonians, Hittites, Cretans, Jews, Phoenicians, Assyrians, Persians, …: Stonehenge: prediction of solstices, The Middle Kingdom, Code of Laws of Hammurabi in Babylon in Mesopotamia, A Hittite state established in Anatolia, The New Kingdom, Cretan splendor and defeat: the Mycenaeans replace the Cretans on

7227 BC

7227 BC

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Anthroposophy has its own concept of history: according to Rudolf Steiner our present age falls in the post-Atlantic period, since in his vision the disaster that he claims to have struck Atlantis in 7227 BC is a significant turning point in the history of ‘man. This