A Table shewing the dominical letter, golden number, epact, Easter-day with all the rest of the moveable feasts for any year past, present, or to come, by inspection only : whereunto is added an essay toward the reform of the Julian calendar, whereby the aequinoxes will insensibly be reduced, and for ever kept from anticipation

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Statementcarefully corrected at the press by the author himself
SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1295:42
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A Table shewing the dominical letter, golden number, epact, Easter-day with all the rest of the moveable feasts for any year past, present, or to the reform of the Julian calendar () Paperback – Decem Author: Anon.

A Table shewing the dominical letter, golden number, epact, Easter-day: with all the rest of the moveable feasts for any year past, present, or to come, by inspection only: whereunto is added an essay toward the reform of the Julian calendar, whereby the aequinoxes will insensibly be reduced, and for ever kept from anticipation.

The table was indexed directly by the golden number and the Sunday letter, which (in the Easter section of the book) were presumed to be already known.

For the British Empire and colonies, the golden number determination of the Date of Easter Sunday was defined by what is now called the Calendar (New Style) Act with its Annexe.

For example, it is possible to improve the usefulness of the perpetual calendar heretofore described by making provision for the determination of Easter Day in any year and to show the golden number, the dominical (or Sunday) letter, the epact and the appropriate cycle of Easter dates according to the different ecclesiastical calendars.

Full text of "My Grandfather's Pocket-book, from A.D. From A.D" See other formats. To XIII. add VII., the dominical number, (and 7 besides, if XIV.

be greater than VII.,) and subtract XIV., the result is the day of March, or if more t subtr and [] the result is the day of April, on Easter-day book Easter Sunday falls. (39; Easter Day is April 8). Full text of "My grandfather's [T. Wale's] pocket-book, from A.D toby H.J.

Wale" See other formats. Now the Easter algorithms. The first one here is due to C.F. Gauss. This is the final version ofas given by Reinhold Bien (“Gauß and beyond: the making of Easter algorithms”, Archive for History of Exact Sciences, 58 (5), July–).

In his original version ofGauss overlooked certain corrections, and thus “caused much confusion during the following 16 years. The table was indexed directly by the Golden Number and the Sunday Letter, which (in the Easter section of the Book) were presumed to be already known.

For the British Empire and colonies, the new determination of the Date of Easter Sunday was defined by the. A Table shewing the dominical letter number: 7.

[8] Dominical Letter: F. [9] Letter of the Martyrology: G. [10] End of Easter: 14 April. Moon of the same: 16 April. Annotine Easter: 22 April.

Rogation Days: 13 May. Ascension Day: 16 May. Pentecost Day: 26 May. Eucharist Day: 6 June. Sundays from Pentecost until Advent: First Sunday of Advent: 1 December. Dominical. Aquarius X Pisces Dominical Letter Golden Number Epact Chronological Cycles.

I ^sh Wednesday 4 Mid Lent Sunday March 1 Palm Sunday 15 Easter day Low Sunday March 29 Rogation Sunday April 26 Ascension day Whit Sunday Trinity Sunday Advent Sunday 10 17 Nov. 29 May Solar and Lunar Eclifises.

S.D. 03 12 4 16 8 12 A Table shewing the dominical letter 16 8 I A table of the. Once the epact for the year was known, the date of the Easter-day book Full Moon could be immediately obtained, while consultation of a table of dominical letters showed which was the next Sunday.

Thus, the Gregorian system of epacts, while more accurate than the old golden numbers, still forced the chronologer to consult complex astronomical tables. To find the Dominical Letter, the Prime, Epact, Easter Day, and the rest of the Moveable Feasts, for ever. ; Prob. The Age of the Moon given, to find her place in the Ecliptick according to her mean motion.

; Prob. Having the Longitude and Latitude, or Right Ascension and Declination of any Planet, or Comet, to place it on the. A Table shewing the dominical letter, golden number, epact, Easter-day with all the rest of the moveable feasts by Anon ( ) Easter not mis-timed a letter written out of the countrey to a friend in London concerning Easter-Day.

() by John Pell (Jan 3, ). The church turned to a series of complicated steps and tables to take these variations into account using the Dominical Letter, Golden Number, Solar Cycle and Epact all of which are meant to take into account the variations of the calendar and celestial events to reliably predict Easter.

This they called the computus or system of reckoning. For example: Inthe epact is XXI, and the dominical letter A. If then in the old table the dominical letter A which lies below epact XXI is taken, Septuagesima Sunday shall be found on this line on Ash Wednesday Feb 8th, Easter Mar.

26, the Lord's ascension May 4th, Pentecost and the feast of Corpus Christi May Photostat.; On verso: R. Bds. n.d. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML.

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Dominical Letter: e d: Golden Number: 7: Epact: v: Solar Cycle: Letter of the Martyrology: e: Roman Year of Indiction: Julian Period: Year Years since the confirmation of the Order: Years since the passing of our Holy Father Dominic: Sunday Readings: Cycle A: Weekday Readings: Cycle II.

The table was indexed directly by the Golden Number and the Sunday Letter, which (in the Easter section of the Book) were presumed to be already known. For the British Empire and colonies, the new determination of the Date of Easter Sunday was defined by what is now called the Calendar (New Style) Act with its Annexe.

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Hence We Derive The Following Rule For Finding Easter Sunday From The Tables: 1St, Find The Golden Number, And, From Table Iii., The Epact Of The Proposed Year. 0 The Dominical Letter Of The Year, And Observe In The Calendar The First Day, After The Fourteenth Of The Moon, Which Corresponds To The Dominical Letter; This Will Be Easter Sunday.

The Year of our Lord, the Golden Numbers, and Dominical Letter, and the date of Easter according to theModern Reckoning, are added. The age of the Moon on Easter-day is apparently given from observations or reckoned by somelost system (see Index x.

xxii.); in about one case out of three it varies from the modern reckoning, perhaps once or twice. Chronological Cycles, Dominical Letter Golden Number Epact Solar Cycle Pvoman Induction Julian Period F 10 9 22 6 Ember Days, February 27th.

March 1st and 2nd. May 29th and 31st. Golden number (time) A golden number (sometimes capitalized) is a number assigned to each year in sequence to indicate the year's position in a year Metonic cycle. New!!: Easter and Golden number (time) See more» Good Friday. Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary.

New!!. The Year of our Lord, the Golden Numbers, and Dominical Letter, and the date of Easter according to the Modern Reckoning, are added.

The age of the Moon on Easter-day is apparently given from observations or reckoned by some lost system (see Index x. xxii.); in about one case out of three it varies from the modern reckoning, perhaps once or.

Easter Day, on which the rest depend, is always the First Sunday after the fourteenth day of the calendar moon which happens upon or next after the Twenty-first day of March, according to the rules laid down for the construction of the Calendar; and if the fourteenth day happens upon a Sunday, Easter Day is the Sunday after.

Special Days, Events, Holidays (American) and Calendar Cycle information for the Year Includes the Jewish Calendar (A.M. for Calendar Year A.D. Combining this value with a table of Sunday or dominical letters, Easter could be derived without calculation.

The change to the Gregorian calendar required the golden number to be replaced by another using a year cycle based on the epact, the number of days by which the solar year was longer than the lunar year, a word derived from the.

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dominical letter, golden number, cycle of the sun, romon indiction, epact &c. with memorial verses on the ecclesiastical and civil kalender. The Golden Number or Prime is a Circular Revolution of 19 years in which term of years it hath been anciently Supposed that the Sun and Moon do make all the Variety of Aspects one to another.

The age of the Moon on Easter-day is apparently given from observations or reckoned by some lost system (see Index x. xxii.); in about one case out of three it varies from the modern reckoning, perhaps once or twice from corruption of text.

The Epact is a day. find the golden number and the epact of the proposed year; then find the first day after the 7th of March, which corresponds to the epact of the year this will be the first day of the paschal moon; add thirteen days for the im aginary full; find the dominical letter of the year, and observe in the calen dar the first day after the fourteenth.

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