Category Archives: Ancient Times

Did You Know: Leap Day

Did you know…?

That Julius Caesar is the reason why we have a Leap Year every four years!

Back in the Ancient Times, he came up with the idea of adding an extra day in February to accommodate Solar Year, which consists of a weird 365.2422 days!

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Plato

Posted in response to Silver Threading’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday.

Did You Know: Letters

Did you know…?

That letter-writing dates back to the ancient times in Ancient Egypt, Rome, India, China, Greece, and Sumner? Continue reading Did You Know: Letters

History of St Patrick’s Day

St Patrick’s Day (or the Feast of St Patrick’s Day) is a saint day in Ireland, which is celebrated annually on 17 March. This feast marks the date of the death of the said saint, who is the Patron Saint of Ireland.  Continue reading History of St Patrick’s Day

Quotes: Cicero

History is the witness that testifies to the passing of time: it illumines reality, vitalizes memory, provides guidance in daily life, and brings us tidings of antiquity.

– Cicero (106 BC – 43 BC)

The True History of Valentine’s Day

Did you know that Valentines Day is actually a saint day originating back to the ancient times…? Continue reading The True History of Valentine’s Day