The Feeder of wolves fell, worker of evil deeds. The poet chopped Ljot’s leg off, I brought Fridgeir peace. I do not ask reward from the splasher of gold for that. The spears’ din was fun enough, the fight with the pale man. -from “Egil’s Saga”

World’s oldest calendar uncovered in a Scottish field

While we take calendars for granted these days, the invention of systems that track time stands as one of humanity’s most monumental achievements … in more ways than one. Long before written calendars emerged, monuments were used to measure time.

via Pocket http://www.gizmag.com/worlds-oldest-calendar/28468/

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