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ja# Julian Annunciation

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Calendar Description

The Julian Annunciation calendar is a variant of the Julian calendar obtained by shifting the year change forward from the 1st January to the 25th March. It is also known as the calculus florentinus since this method was used in Florence.

Use Case

The Julian Annunciation calendar has been commonly used throughout Europe and the European colonies since the 11th century.

Definition

Record
yearmonthdayunshiftwday

The Julian Annunciation calendar is based on Julian calendar and has the same definition as the Julian Nativity calendar except it has a different epoch.

The Epoch is set at

jayearmonthday
1325
=
jyearmonthday
1325
=
jdnday
1721507
.

Script

Default Script
scheme ja { name "Julian Annunciation"; shift j, 1721507; // j:dmy# 25 Mar 1 grammar j_sh; }

The scheme uses the j_sh grammar as defined for the Julian Nativity calendar.


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28th March 2014