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

concise summary

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Introduction

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two ante-Nicene Metonic 19‑year lunar cycles

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                    (1) Anatolius’ 19-year lunar cycle

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reconstructing Anatolius’ 19-year lunar cycle

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                   (1’) the proto-Alexandrian 19-year lunar cycle 

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searching for Anatolius’ 19-year lunar cycle

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dates for the spring equinox

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                   (2) the Archetypal 19-year lunar cycle

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reconstructing the Archetypal 19-year lunar cycle

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three post-Nicene Metonic 19-year lunar cycles

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                   (3) the Festal Index 19-year lunar cycle

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                   (4) Theophilus’ 19-year lunar cycle

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                   (5) the classical Alexandrian 19-year lunar cycle

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five Metonic 19-year lunar cycles

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more evidence

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bibliography

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Appendix I (Dionysius Exiguus’ Paschal table)

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Appendix II (Beda Venerabilis’ Easter table)

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