9837 HC

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Using the Holocene Calendar (where 2014 is the equivalent of 12014), the year 164 BC translates to the year 9837, which was 2177 years ago.

Dante in Heaven

Egerton MS 943, f.186 (circa 1325-1350)

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I couldn’t help myself and I recreated this using contemporary computer technology aka Adobe Illustrator. I’m a big fan of concentric circle medieval cosmology, depicting their belief in ‘heavenly spheres’.

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