Monday, October 27

Babylonian Daily Calendar was from sunset to sunset

I am studying the Kingdom of Judah and I came across a fascinating factoid. The Gregorian Calendar measures the day from midnight to midnight. The Babylonian calendar, unlike the Gregorian calendar, is measured from sunset to sunset. It also had the 7th day as a holy or evil day depending upon what could or couldn't be done.


here’s an cuneiform tablet talking about an eclipse.

the link down to our Sunday’s and how we measure time is fascinating…