In contrast to the calendars utilized in Western cultures, the Mayan calendar included a zero. The majority of Mayanist researchers, such as Mark Van Stone and Anthony Aveni, subscribe to the ‘GMT (Goodman-Martinez-Thompson) connection’ with the Long Count, which sets the beginning date of the b’ak’tun 13 at 21 December 2012 and the end date of 11 August 3114 BC.
According to a notion that circulated on Twitter, the interpretation of the Mayan calendar was incorrect. Although the end of the world did not occur on December 21, 2012, as was predicted by many who read the calendar, the Mayan doomsday is expected to occur either this week or the following. ″According to the Julian Calendar, the year 2012 has already passed.
Some people believe that the Mayans, whose civilisation flourished in southern Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize from 1000 B.C. to 1519 A.D., marked on their calendar the day that the world will end, which they believe to be December 21.
Back in 2012, December 21 was widely publicized as the day when the world will end by conspiracy theorists who were trying to make sense of an ancient prophecy by utilizing the Mayan calendar. According to NASA, ″the narrative originated with assertions that Nibiru, a hypothetical planet discovered by the Sumerians, is heading toward Earth.″ [Citation needed]
Something unknown occurred before the end of the eighth century and continued until the beginning of the ninth century, during which time it shook the Maya civilization to its very core. By the year 900 A.D., all of the Classic towns that were located in the southern lowlands had been deserted, which meant that the Maya civilisation in that area had come to an end.
The majority of historians believe that 4 Ahau 8 Cumku, which most likely occurred on August 11, 3114 bce, was the base date that the Maya utilized for the beginning of the ″Long Count″ and the first ″Great Cycle,″ a span of 5,125 years that would conclude on December 21, 2012 ce.
Some people believe that the Mayans foretold that the end of the world will occur on December 21, 2012, which is when the Mayan Long Count calendar will come to a close. This is the one of them that is the most immediate.
The Mayan calendar places the date of the beginning of the world on August 11th, 3114 before now. This day, as shown by the Julian calendar, falls on September 6th, 3114 years before the common era. According to the Gregorian calendar, the cycle will come to a close on December 21, 2012; while, according to the Julian calendar, it will conclude on June 21, 2020.
Greeks were the ones who provided the Romans with the foundation for their oldest known calendar. The calendar had ten months in a year with 304 days, which was divided into ten months. It would appear that the Romans paid no attention to the remaining 61 days, which occurred in the heart of the winter.
The number 13.0.584,283 appears in the Long Count as of today, May 3, 2022 (UTC).
|Long Count||(proleptic before 1582) Gregorian date GMT (584,283) correlation||Julian day number|
|126.96.36.199.0||Mon, Aug 11, 3114 BCE||584,283|
A whole iteration of the Maya Long Count takes 5,125 years to complete. The Gregorian calendar’s December 21, 2012, for example, is one of a kind in the Maya Long Count chronology because the Maya system creates an absolute chronology in which each date stands alone.
In 1582, Italy, Poland, Portugal, and Spain were the first countries to switch to using the Gregorian calendar. It is widely considered to be among the most accurate calendars that are currently in use.
The Ethiopian calendar is based on the Egyptian solar calendar, however it always includes an additional leap day in the fourth year after the previous one. The Amharic calendar, which is based on the Egyptian Coptic calendar, has 12 months that each have 30 days, in addition to an extra month that varies in length from 5 to 6 days, depending on the year.