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How have ships contributed to the different cultures and economies?
Ships have contributed to different cultures and economies by trading, hunting and travelling. As a result, the treasures helped increasing the economy which lead to a better society. During the 4th century BC, approximately 500 amphoras were found in ancient greek trading ships.
Which is the most accurate calendar in the world?
Which is the oldest calendar in the world?
Who discovered 365 days in a year?
The Egyptians were probably the first to adopt a mainly solar calendar. This so-called ‘heliacal rising’ always preceded the flood by a few days. Based on this knowledge, they devised a 365-day calendar that seems to have begun in 4236 B.C.E., the earliest recorded year in history.
What was happening in the year 1?
AD 1 (I), 1 AD or 1 CE is the epoch year for the Anno Domini calendar era. It was the beginning of the Christian/Common era. The preceding year is 1 BC; there is no year 0 in this numbering scheme. The Anno Domini dating system was devised in AD 525 by Dionysius Exiguus.