Calendar - the keeper of time
December 7, 2000 - March 11, 2001
The exhibition covers 25 centuries of existence of the calendar starting
from the 5th century B.C. to the 20th century A.D. and features 300 objects.
They include church and civil caledars demonstrating different systems
of chronology and calendar cycles of the Antiquity, the Orient, Europe
(Gregorian and Julian calendars, Chinese calendar Lubo, Gothic calendar,
Astrological calendar of Nostradamus, the first Russian civil calendar
of Bruce). Besides there will be some curious exhibits at the exhibition:
calendars on a walking-stick, on weapon, on amphoras and other pieces
of applied art, and also on an astrolabe.