Greek calendar, any of a variety of dating systems used by the several city-states in the time of classical Greece and differing in the names of their months and in the times of beginning the year.Each of these calendars attempted to combine in a single system the lunar year of 12 cycles of phases of the moon, totaling about 354 days, and the solar year of about 365 days.Dating back to 1400 BC, the Oracle of Delphi was the most important shrine in all Greece, and in theory all Greeks respected its independence.Built around a sacred spring, Delphi was considered to be the omphalos - the center (literally navel) of the world.
Though famed explorer Jacques Cousteau would revisit the wreck in the 1970s, it remained undisturbed for decades after that, prompting long-running speculation as to what treasures still lay beneath the sea.
He added: "A colleague and I came across the site in connection with another project last year, and we realised the great potential right away.
"The fact that nobody has ever explored the hill before is a mystery." The team, which also includes researchers from the Ephorate of Antiquities of Karditsa, found the remains of towers, walls and city gates on the summit and slopes of the hill.
The team plans to return to Antikythera next year to conduct further excavations, in the hopes that even more treasures still lurk beneath the seafloor.
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