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## Computus

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Computus (Latin for "computation") is the calculation used to determine the calendar date of Easter. Because the date is based on a calendar-dependent ...

## How is Easter Sunday determined? Palm Sunday? Ash Wednesday ...

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To find Ash Wednesday, you start with the date of Easter Sunday, back up six weeks (that gives you the first Sunday of Lent), and then back up four more days:  ...

## How the Easter Date is Determined - Timeanddate.com

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The March equinox coincides with Easter Sunday and holidays that are related to it. These holidays do not fall on a fixed date in the Gregorian calendar, or the ...

## The Big Question: How is the date of Easter determined, and why is ...

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Mar 20, 2008 ... Why does the date of Easter vary by more than a month? Because the ancient Egyptians and Hebrews used different calendars. The Egyptians ...

## How is the date for Easter determined? - GotQuestions.org Home

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This method of determining the date of Easter often results in Easter being before Passover and/or displaced far from Passover. Easter can potentially be ...

## Easter Dating Method - Calculate the Date of Easter Sunday

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A simple procedure to determine Easter Sunday dates for all years 326 to 4099 A.D..

## who decides on what date does easter fall on | Notes and Queries ...

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Pope Gregory XIII. Or at least, the calendar to which he gave his name. Easter is an annual festival observed throughout the Christian world. The date for Easter ...

## Passover and Easter―A Quick Guide to Understanding Dates

These constructs allow the date of Easter to be calculated in advance rather than determined by actual astronomical observances, which are naturally less ...

## Determining the Dates for Easter and Passover | Ray Fowler .org

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Passover is celebrated on the 14th day of Nisan at the time of the full moon. Determining the date for Easter (*Western Church): Easter is observed on the first  ...

## Easter—A Tale of Two Easters - Fact Monster

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The Eastern Church sets the date of Easter according to the actual, astronomical full moon and the actual equinox as observed along the meridian of Jerusalem, ...

### How is the date for Easter determined? | Catholic Answers

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Easter falls on the first Sunday following the first full moon after the vernal equinox. If the first full moon occurs on the equinox, Easter is the following Sunday.

### The Date of Easter - Astronomical Applications Department

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Mar 11, 2016 ... Easter is an annual festival observed throughout the Christian world. The date for Easter shifts every year within the Christian calendar.