The Oxford Companion to the Year

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THE OXFORD
COMPANION
TO THE YEAR

Bonnie Blackburn ∧Leofranc Holford-Strevens

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Contents xv
  • List of Illustrations xiii
  • Abbreviations xix
  • Part I - Calendar Customs 1
  • January 3
  • February 58
  • March 100
  • April 140
  • May 180
  • June 231
  • July 274
  • August 314
  • September 355
  • October 397
  • November 438
  • December 480
  • Seasons 545
  • Terms (oxford, Cambridge, Law) 560
  • Months 563
  • The Week 566
  • Days 583
  • The Western Church Year: Moveable Feasts 597
  • The Orthodox Church Year 638
  • Other Holidays 649
  • Part II - Calendars and Chronology 659
  • Days and Times 661
  • The Roman Calendar 669
  • Leap Year 677
  • The Modern Calendar 682
  • The Bahā'ī Calendar 693
  • The Chinese Calendar 696
  • The Egyptian Calendar (including Coptic and Ethiopian) 708
  • The Greek Calendar 712
  • The Hindu Calendar 717
  • The Jewish Calendar 722
  • The Muslim Calendar 731
  • Other Calendars 739
  • Calendars as Written Objects 751
  • Chronology 762
  • Christian Chronology 772
  • Dating 783
  • The Date of Easter 791
  • Computus 801
  • Sunday Letters 829
  • Appendices 833
  • Glossary 879
  • Sources and Bibliography 884
  • Index 901
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