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†This was originally called Quintilis or the fifth Month; but its Naine was changed to July, in honour of Julius Cæfar, who was born on the Twelfth Day of this Month, too Years before
This in the Calendar of Remulus was called Sextilis or the fixth Month, which was changed i for that of August in henour of Auguftus Cæfar, who rather chefe to give his Name to this Month than to September, in which he was born, because in this Month he entered into his first Confulfhip and gained feveral remarkable Victories.
This Month derived its Name from the Order in which it flood in the Calendar of Romulus'; being, as the Name implies, the feventh in Succeffion; as the Old Roman-Year began in March.
+ It is fo called from the Latin Word Octo Eight, because it was the Eighth Month in the Old Roman Calendar. Several of the Emperors attempted to alter its Name, but in vain, for foon after their Death it always regained its former Title.
↑ This, like the two preceding Months, takes its Naine from the order of fucceffion in which it stood in the antient Calendar of Rome; being derived from the Latin Word Novem Nine; beganie it was the ninth Month according to that computation.
Note, that Ecclus 25 is to be read only to verfe: 13, and Eccius 30 only to verses 18, and †Ecclusi q6 only to verfe 20,