Greek calendars, in the first millennium BCE, were plentiful and varied. Dr. Alexander Jones, Leon Levy Director & Professor of the History of the Exact Sciences in Antiquity at the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York University, joins the show to explain ancient calendars in this period and region of the Mediterranean.
Professor Jones appeared on the show previously in the episode Astronomy in Hellenistic & Roman Egypt w. Dr. Alexander Jones (May 29, 2021)
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- Professor Jones is author many publications including the monograph A Portable Cosmos: Revealing the Antikythera Mechanism, Scientific Wonder of the Ancient World (Oxford University Press, 2017)