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How did ancient Romans understand time?

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How did ancient Romans treat time?
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The ancient Romans also divided the day into 24 hours. However, with the difference that it was always 12 hours a day and 12 hours a night, regardless of the time of year and the actual length of the day.

When we recalculate their hours according to currently accepted rules, it turns out that the Roman hour actually lasted from 44 to 75 minutes, depending on the season.

Author: Natalia Krawczyk

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