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Definition of The Greek calends

The Greek calends
Calends Cal"ends, n. pl. [OE. kalendes month, calends, AS. calend month, fr. L. calendae; akin to calare to call, proclaim, Gr. ??????. CF. Claim.] The first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar. [Written also kalends.] The Greek calends, a time that will never come, as the Greeks had no calends.

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- The calends or kalends (Latin: kalendae) is the first day of every month in the Roman calendar. The English word calendar is derived from this word. The...
- school w****). The expression aux calendes grecques ("to the Gr**** Calends") was also used for indefinite postponement, derived from the ancient Latin...
- phrases in English include "when **** freezes over", the Latin expression "to the Gr**** calends", and "and monkeys might fly out of my butt", po****rized...
- Later, the use of C and its variant G replaced most usages of K and Q. K survived only in a few fossilized forms such as Kalendae, "the calends". After...
- cetera. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Gr**** phrases, as Gr**** rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries before the rise of ancient...
- Matthias (Koine Gr****: Μαθθίας, Maththías Gr**** pronunciation: [maθˈθi.as], from Hebrew מַתִּתְיָהוּ‎ Mattiṯyā́hū; Coptic: ⲙⲁⲑⲓⲁⲥ; died c. 80 AD) was...
- syzygies of the moon: the new moon (Kalendae or calends, hence "calendar") and the full moon (Idus or ides). The Nonae or nones was not the first quarter...
- therefore there is no such name-day, so the two expressions are quite close in meaning to 'on the Gr**** calends' or 'when pigs fly'), на Върба в сряда...
- during the Calends festival, Sporus presented Nero with a ring bearing a gemstone depicting the Rape of Proserpina, in which the ruler of the underworld...
- translations of common Latin phrases. Some of the phrases are themselves translations of Gr**** phrases, as Gr**** rhetoric and literature reached its peak centuries...
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