The Calendar and Time

18.1 The Calendar and Time

(See also HELP DATE)

The Achaean calendar as we know it predates the rise of Nicator, although of
course years are now numbered from the fall of the Seleucarian Empire.

There are 12 Achaean months with 25 days in each month. The months are:

 1) Sarapin    (mid-winter)         7) Valnuary   (mid-summer)
 2) Daedalan   (late winter)        8) Lupar      (late summer)
 3) Aeguary    (early spring)       9) Phaestian  (early autumn)
 4) Miraman    (mid-spring)        10) Chronos    (mid-autumn)
 5) Scarlatan  (late spring)       11) Glacian    (late autumn)
 6) Ero        (early summer)      12) Mayan      (early winter)


Achaean Time vs. That Other Context (*)
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Achaea                      That Other Context
------                      ------------------
1 Year                      ~ 300 hours (about 12 and a half days)
1 Month                     ~ 25 hours
1 Day                       ~ 1 hour


That Other Context (*)      Achaea
----------------------      ------
1 year                      ~ 29 years
1 month                     ~ over 2 years
1 day                       ~ 24 days
1 hour                      ~ 1 day


(* That Other Context - what some call 'real life', or what is referred to in
the output of the TIME and DATE commands as 'your world')


(See also HELP DATE)