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  1. Oct 2022
    1. Jungius beschäftigte sich lange mit verschiedenen Kalendersystemen. In seinen Briefen kann man sehen, welche Probleme es damals bereitete, dass einige Gebiete dem Gregorianischen Kalender folgten und andere, darunter auch Hamburg, noch dem Julianischen.

      Jungius worked for a long time on various calendar systems. In his letters one can see the problems it caused at the time that some areas followed the Gregorian calendar and others, including Hamburg, still followed the Julian.

      Joachim Jungius worked on various calendar systems at a time when the Gregorian calendar was coming into use while his home city of Hamburg still followed the Julian calendar. Jungius used the Julian calendar as well, but generally only dated his notes with the month and the last two digits of the year and excluded the century.

  2. Aug 2022
    1. The two corresponding dates should be given in case ofOld Style and New Style; of French Revolutionary andGregorian calendars; of Mohammedan and Christian eras;etc. Aid in dealing with these problcms may be convenientlyobtained from John J. Bond, ZIandy book of rules and tablesfor verifying dates rhth the Christian era, 4th cd., London,1889. and other treatises on chronology.

      This looks like a fascinating reference. Are there newer ones?