Tuesday, July 24, 2007
Janet's Calender in China
Did you know that China had a calender? The chinese calendar represents the longest unbroken sequence of time. Time measurement, recording, and prediction of events were the development of the calender and early math. The chinese calendar started around the year 2953 B.C. The chinese calendar is based on the lunar cycle and we still use it today. The chinese calender spread all the way to Japan and Korea. The chinese calender was considered a sacred document. The zodiac has twelve branches and is based on a 360 degree circle. The year is divided into 24 periods. There is also tweleve different animals in the chinese zodiac.