This webpage is part of www.janzuidhoek.net and represents the table of contents of [J. Zuidhoek (2019) Reconstructing Metonic 19-year Lunar Cycles (on the basis of NASA’s Six Millennium Catalog of Phases of the Moon): Zwolle].

 

Contents

 

Introduction

  9

Metonic 19‑year lunar cycles

10

Two ante-Nicene Metonic 19year lunar cycles

12

        

(1)

Anatolius’ 19-year lunar cycle

14

 

Reconstructing Anatolius’ 19-year lunar cycle

20

          

(1’)

The proto-Alexandrian 19-year lunar cycle 

32

 

Searching for Anatolius’ 19-year lunar cycle

37

 

Dates for the spring equinox

41

        

(2)

The archetypal Alexandrian 19-year lunar cycle

47

 

Reconstructing the archetypal 19-year lunar cycle

50

Three post-Nicene Metonic 19-year lunar cycles

60

        

(3)

The Festal Index 19-year lunar cycle

62

        

(4)

Theophilus’ 19-year lunar cycle

67

          

(5)

The classical Alexandrian 19-year lunar cycle

69

The ante-Nicene Alexandrian 2-days gap

72

More evidence

75

Conclusion

83

Bibliography

85

Appendix I (Dionysius Exiguus’ Paschal table)

88

Appendix II (Beda Venerabilis’ Easter table)

91

 

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