This webpage is part of https://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

11

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

73

Theophilus’ and Cyril’s dates of Paschal Sunday

76

Epilogue

77

Bibliography

87

Index

90

Appendix I (Dionysius Exiguus’ Paschal table)

96

Appendix II (Beda Venerabilis’ Easter table)

99

 

 

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