A revolution in time | Curio

A revolution in time

18 mins | Jan 3, 2020

When time became regular and universal it changed history. A journey back to 311 BCE when the numerical systems of the Seleucid empire made timekeeping linear and universal. Paul J Kosmin writing in Aeon magazine explains this monumental shift, and how it changed the nature of history.

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From Aeon magazine