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Since Araevis follows a similar orbit around the sun (Caesar), the year is a similar length: 365 days.

Since the moon (Aestus) has a similar orbit around Araevis, the length of a week is the same: 7 days.

Sunday
Monday Tuesday Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Solemdies
Lunaedies
Belladies
Mercadies
Colodies
Fraterdies
Silendies

Since the weeks are of a similar length, so too will months be. 4 weeks (or roughly one full lunar cycle). The 'New Year' will be in March, in the beginning of Spring, rather than in December, on the winter solstice.

March
Ortus
April
Aprilis
May
Maius
June
Sol
July
Juventas
August
Alacritas
September
Sobrius
October
Occiduus
November
Vesper
December
Umbra
January
Arctos
February
Somnus


The starting year of the RP is 500 P.T. or 500 post terminus. They begin counting following the Calamity.

Years prior to the Calamity are referred to in one of two formats. The Calamity occurred on Umbra 1st, 3238 A.V. (3238 anni viskar) or Umbra 1st, 1 P.C. (1 prius cladem).

AV is the era that people counted years by prior to the Calamity. It lasted for 3238 years. The years are counted positively.

PC counts negative, similar to BC or BCE. 1 year before the disaster, 2 years before the disaster, and so forth.

Both are considered acceptable by current scholars, and which one is used is largely dependent on context.
 
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