New Year Roman

The Romans observed the New Year in March. The event was called the Calends or Kalends. Ethnicity, rituals, tradition and glamour magnifies the elitism of the Roman New Year and is the time when zest finds a deep articulation. The historical culture of Rome and the rich tradition and custom of this European Capital present a whole fresh diction to the aura of the New Year's Day.

In the long gone era Roman New Year used to be on the 1st day of March however during the seventeenth century after gaining a lot of modification, it is the St. Andrews Day which became the day for greeting New Year for the Romans. Base of the Roman calendar is the Pre Julian calendar that was followed all over the Rome as an authentic account of date and time during the ancient era. Roman calendar, in order to match with the changing time has changed its form a number of times among the historical era of the foundation of Rome and the fall of the Roman Empire. The history of the Roman calendar dates back to the early era when Romulus, the founder of Rome discovers the lunar calendar in 753BC.

That has been regarded as the early form of the Roman calendar and was completley based on the Greek Lunar calendar. Martius, Aprilis, Maius, Iunius, Quintilis, Sextilis, September, October, November and December were the ten months that counted the early Roman calendar. However, with the first important reform of this antique calendar by Numa Pompilius who was the second of the traditional King of Rome, Roman calendar gained a marked diction. The 30 days months was then reduced to 29 days which finally resulted in bringing down the calendar length up to 355 days. The Roman calendar normally used a system of months, and special days in every month.