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Julian period
Julian Jul"ian (?; 277) a. [L. Julianus, fr. Julius. Cf. July, Gillian.] Relating to, or derived from, Julius C[ae]sar. Julian calendar, the calendar as adjusted by Julius C[ae]sar, in which the year was made to consist of 365 days, each fourth year having 366 days. Julian epoch, the epoch of the commencement of the Julian calendar, or 46 b. c. Julian period, a chronological period of 7,980 years, combining the solar, lunar, and indiction cycles (28 x 19 x 15 = 7,980), being reckoned from the year 4713 B. C., when the first years of these several cycles would coincide, so that if any year of the period be divided by 28, 19, or 15, the remainder will be the year of the corresponding cycle. The Julian period was proposed by Scaliger, to remove or avoid ambiguities in chronological dates, and was so named because composed of Julian years. Julian year, the year of 365 days, 6 hours, adopted in the Julian calendar, and in use until superseded by the Gregorian year, as established in the reformed or Gregorian calendar.

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- the Julian Period Académie Julian, a former art school in Paris Count Julian (novel), a 1970 novel by Juan Goytisolo Page titles beginning with Julian Page...
- The Julian calendar, proposed by Julius Caesar in 708 AUC (46 BC/BCE), was a reform of the Roman calendar. It took effect on 1 January 709 AUC (45 BC/BCE)...
- Julian Paul ****ange (/əˈsɑːnʒ/; né Hawkins; 3 July 1971) is an Australian editor, publisher and investigative journalist who founded WikiLeaks in 2006...
- Downton Abbey is an upcoming 2019 British historical period drama film, written by Julian Fellowes and directed by Michael Engler. It is a continuation...
- Julian Alexander Kitchener-Fellowes, Baron Fellowes of West Stafford DL (born 17 August 1949) is an English actor, novelist, film director and screenwriter...
- year, or to include both the Julian and Gregorian dates. Beginning in 1582, the Gregorian calendar replaced the Julian in Roman Catholic countries. This...
- Julian David Morris (born 13 January 1983) is an English actor. After appearing in the British television series The Knock (1996) and Fish (2000) during...
- The 9th century was a period from 801 to 900 in accordance with the Julian calendar. Around the 9th century the Edo people of what is now southeastern...
- Julian I redirects here. There was also a Patriarch Julian I of Antioch who reigned in 471–476. Julian (Latin: Flavius Claudius Iuli**** Augustus; Gr****:...
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