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Sosigenes of Alexandria

[sosijeneez]

(1st-cBC)

Astronomer and mathematician who advised Julius Caesar on calendar reform. He recommended a year of 365.25 days, and inserted an extra 67 days into the year 46BCto bring the months back in register with the seasons.


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