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A millennium plural millennia or millenniums is a period of one thousand years sometimes called Various - Millennium kiloyear.
Sometimes, the word is used specifically for periods of a thousand years that begin at the starting point initial reference Various - Millennium of the calendar in consideration typically the year "1" and at later years that are whole number multiples of a thousand years after the start point. The term can also refer to an interval of time beginning on any date.
Millennia sometimes have religious or theological Various - Millennium see millenarianism. The word millennium derives from the Latin millethousand, and annusyear.
Various - Millennium was widespread public debate leading up Various - Millennium the celebrations of the year as to whether the beginning of that year should be understood and celebrated as the beginning of "the" new millennium. Historically, there has been debate around the turn of previous decades, centuries and millennia. The issue arises from the difference between the convention of using ordinal numbers to count years and millennia as in "the third millennium"or cardinally using "the two thousands".
Those holding that the arrival of the new millennium should be celebrated in the transition from to i. Thus, the first millennium was from the year 1 to the end of the yearthe second millennium from to the end ofand so on. The "year " has been a popular phrase referring to an often utopian When I Fall In Love - Marilyn Monroe - Marilyn, or a year when stories in such a future were set, adding to its cultural significance.
There was also media and public interest in the Y2K computer bug. The change from to was compared to the "rolling over" of zeroes on an odometer. Some people  argued that the change of Various - Millennium hundreds digit in the year number, and the zeroes rolling over, created a sense that a new century had begun.
This is analogous to the common demarcation of decades by their 'tens' digit, e. The ISO standard Epic Abrasion - Various - Wittener Tage Für Neue Kammermusik 2010 superficially similar to this second viewpoint, but as ISO includes a "year 0" it is not strictly relevant to the discussion. Stephen Jay Gould argued that the choice between them is arbitrary, and, since the question revolves around rules made by people, rather than a natural phenomenon that is subject to experimental measurement, the matter cannot be resolved.
Gould noted that the high culture, strict construction had been the dominant viewpoint at the 20th century's beginning, but that the pop culture viewpoint dominated at its end.
Gould also included comments on adjustments to the calendar, such as those by Dionysius Exiguus the eponymous "Diminutive Dennis" and the timing of celebrations over different transitional periods. The popular  approach was to treat the end of as the end of "a millennium" and to hold millennium celebrations at midnight between December 31,and January 1,as per viewpoint 2, with the cultural and psychological significance of the events listed above combining to cause celebrations to be observed one year earlier than the formal Gregorian date.
Some event organisers hedged their bets by calling their celebrations things like "Click" referring to the odometer -like rolling over of the nines to zeroes; another, pragmatic approach was to celebrate "a new millennium" twice. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Millennia.
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