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Room of the Greeck Cross, Vatican Museums Giancarlo Ticozzi (photo)
Gregory XIII, Ugo Boncompagni, °7 January 1502, elected 13 May 1572, died 10 April 1585
Science & Faith
Ad decorem militantis Ecclesiae
Whaow, must have said Julius Caesar, No problem you can call one of the months after myself, call it July; the next month you can call after my successor Augustus!! Every 4 year, there would be a leap-year, with 29 days in February (originally introduced after February 23.
The bold written days were wrapped out ...
The day of Easter in the Roman Catholic Church is the first Sunday after the fist fool moon after the Equinox of the 21 st of March
Joseph de Maistre once wrote that “The scepter of science belongs to Europe only because she is Christian. She has reached this high degree of civilization and knowledge because … the universities were at first schools of theology, and because all the sciences, grafted upon this divine subject, have shown forth the divine sap by immense vegetation.”
Gregory XIII &
the Gregorian Calendar of 1582