Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the
calendar date of Easter. Because the date is based on a calendar-dependent ...
A simple procedure to determine Easter Sunday dates for all years 326 to 4099
For example, in 1997 the World Council of Churches proposed a reform of the
Easter calculation to replace an equation-based method of calculating Easter
Next we calculate the date of the Paschal full moon, that is, the full moon which
Easter is the Sunday after. This is done in several stages. First we calculate two ...
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But look closely once again at the formula for calculating Easter, established at
the Council of Nicaea: Easter is celebrated on the Sunday following the paschal ...
Algorithms Calendar Calculations: Easter Is a Quasicrystal. Revealing the divine
mathematics of a holiday. MATHEMATICAL RECREATIONS by Ian Stewart.
Easter is one of the most difficult holidays to calculate. Several years ago, a Web
site had a contest to see who could come up with the best formula to calculate ...
Because of that, Easter Day is always the first Sunday after the first calculated
Full Moon on or after March 21st. If the Full Moon is on a Sunday, Easter Day is
The calculation of Easter is complicated because it is linked to (an inaccurate
version of) the Hebrew calendar. Jesus was crucified immediately before the ...