People lived their days using a calendar that most influenced their lives.
Similar to other ancient calendars, the festival calendar included 12 months. Citizens used the democratic calendar to manage citizenship and the administration of the city.
Thousands of people believed that once the cycle ended the world would, too.The Athenian calendar, also known as the Attic calendar, was used primarily in Athens.Similar to much of ancient Greek history, calendars during the time varied based on their locations and the citizens who used them.The Athenians used the agricultural calendar to manage the seasons.
The ancient Egyptians used a calendar similar to our current timekeeping system. Egyptologists believe the early Egyptians created the calendar more than 5,000 years ago and the calendar was eventually reformed; organizations and festival planners in Egypt continue to use it still today. The Egyptians divided each month into 30 days; however, at the end of every year there existed five additional days.