List of all pages for the topic 'Easter'

The Council of Nicaea in 325

The first ecclesiastical council of Nicaea occurred in 325, in what is now known as the Turkish town of Iznik.

When Easter is celebrated

Easter Sunday falls on the first Sunday after the Paschal (ecclesiastical full moon), which being fixed as 21 March, makes Easter Sunday capable of occurring as early as 22 March and no later than 25 April.

Calculation of Easter Sunday in the Julian calendar

Detailed description of the calculation of Easter Sunday in the Julian calendar.

Calculation of Orthodox Easter Sunday in the Julian calendar

Detailed description of the calculation of Orthodox Easter Sunday in the Julian calendar.

Calculation of Easter Sunday in the Gregorian calendar

Detailed description of the calculation of Easter Sunday in the Gregorian calendar.

Calculation of Easter Sunday online

An online calculation of Easter Sunday in the Gregorian calendar.

Table of dates for the Easter holidays

A table of calendar dates in the Gregorian calendar for the most important Easter holidays in the Eastern and Western churches.

Distribution of Easter Sundays in the Gregorian Calendar for the years 1800-2299

In this table you will find the occurrences of Easter Sunday on given dates for the next few centuries

Graph distribution of Easter Sunday depending on the epact

We can make a graph that displays every possible calendar date for Easter Sunday, along with the corresponding Gregorian epact in which each occurs.

The difference between Easter Sunday in the Julian and Gregorian calendars

The distribution graph below shows the difference between Easter Sunday in the Julian and Gregorian calendars by the amount of weeks.

The Easter Paradox

If the predicted calculation for the first full moon of spring fails to match the observed astronomical data, the "Easter paradox" occurs.

Gaussian algorithm for calculating Easter Sunday

A reconstruction and analysis of the Gaussian algorithm for calculating Easter Sunday. An attempt to improve the algorithm.

Carter's algorithm for calculating Easter Sunday

A reconstruction and analysis of Carter's algorithm for calculating Easter Sunday.

Tabula Paschalis Nova Reformata

An easy-to-read table for quick and simple identification of Easter, and all other church holidays that derive from it.

Tabula Noviluniorum

A table of ecclesiastical new moons published by Christopher Clavius in his book NOVI CALENDARII ROMANI APOLOGIA‚Äč.