Julian calendar. The julian calendar provided for a leap year with an extra day every four years. Printable word pdf jpg calendar template details. It replaced a calendar based on lunar cycles. It took effect on 1 january 45 bc 709 auc by edict.
A calendar introduced in rome in 46 bc. It was the predominant calendar in the roman world most of europe and in european settlements in the americas and elsewhere until it was refined and gradually replaced by. This printable document is available as editable word pdf jpg template. Calendars online and print friendly for any year and month and including public holidays and observances for countries worldwide.
This article appeared in the association of professional genealogists quarterly march 2014. Calendar today gregorian 8 march 2019 julian 23 february 2019 the julian calendar proposed by julius caesar in 46 bc 708 auc was a reform of the roman calendar. The julian calendar and why we need to know about it. The julian calendar was the 365 day calendar that julius caesar made official in 46 bc.
The julian calendar reformed the ancient roman calendar and consists of three cycles of 365 day years followed by a 366 day leap year.