How Did People Tell Time before Clocks?

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Before clocks, people told time using the sun. They simply knew the path of the sun across the sky and how long it took to move. This method however only precisely measured sunrise, midday and sunset. However, sundials were later on introduced.
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They used there brains. ^Obviously didn't use their brain as their is spelt incorrectly.
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Most peasants or farmers would not have had a great need to know precisely what hour it was, and would have divided their day according to the passage of the sun. Timekeeping was
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Before clocks, there wasn't the modern concept of "time to get up" -- as others have pointed out, time was measured by the sun. Actually alarm devises were the first clocks
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I think people know its time for bed , and time to get up , due to nightfall and sunshine. the moon probably went full moon , part moon , half moon etc , also the tide of the sea
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