Leaps years, ill-Fated Years?


an amazing and informative piece. Have a good read πŸ€—πŸ™πŸ’–


2020 is a leap year, but I don’t like that confident about it and do you know why? Because I am Italian and in these latitudes leap years are believed to be bad luck. Of course, there must be a reson that gave origin to this common belief and we have to go back to Roman times to find it .

A year is said to be a leap year, when instead of lasting 365 days, it has one more day, exactly in February, which therefore counts 29 days in all.The reason for this change is to be found in the exact duration of the solar year, that is, the time taken by the Earth to make a complete tour around the sun. History traces the origin of this ancient practice to the time of the Ancient Romans: Julius Caesar in 46 BCalready knew that the calendar year…

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2 thoughts on “Leaps years, ill-Fated Years?

  1. This article is proof that a leap year has just begun. In fact there a huge typo right in the title( an extra -s) and I actually saw it hours after the publication. It must have been a leap year spell. Never mind. Thank you so much, my friend and see you……..next year. πŸ˜‰πŸ™‹

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