Dear friends, Welcome to the New Year! And to an odd question: why is it a New Year? That is, why January 1? Most calendrical events correspond to something: cycles of the moon and stars, movement of the seasons, conclusions of wars or deaths of Great Men. But why January 1? It corresponds with nothing. […]
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