Tag Archives: chronology

When the World and I Were Young

Continuing on the theme of calendars from another recent post, I’ve done some investigation into different calculations of the age of the world. The Jewish calendar and the traditional Byzantine one both date from the Anno Mundi, or Year of … Continue reading

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Oz Time Goes By

When trying to come up with a comprehensive timeline for the Oz series, such as the Royal Timeline of Oz, the main problem actually comes in with the first few books. It’s a popular idea that the books take place … Continue reading

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Myth-tery Date

I seem to recall reading somewhere (and maybe I’m misremembering a bit) that Jewish mythology differs from that of other nations from the same time period because it incorporated actual history. I’m not sure I’d say this is entirely accurate. … Continue reading

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