New Year in Different Cultures
News Year Eve in the West means December 31st. However for a large part of the World this isn’t the prelude to a new Year.
Nursery Rhymes – Origin & History
As children we’re taught many different nursery rhymes. Most seem frivolous and amusing however behind every one is a history and story that’s every bit intriguing as the rhyme itself.
Anno Domini – Origin of the Western Calendar
Anno Domini or “the year of our Lord” is the dating system we use in the West and is all but the de-facto world standard for chronology. But when and how was it calculated and what was in use prior to this dating system in western Europe ?