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Author Mosshammer, Alden A.
Title The Easter computus and the origins of the Christian era / Alden A. Mosshammer.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.

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Series Oxford early Christian studies
Oxford early Christian studies.
Subject Dionysius Exiguus, -approximately 540.
Easter.
Church calendar -- History.
Church history -- Chronology.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 474 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 439-463) and index.
Summary This study of early Christian methods for calculating the phases of the moon and the date for Easter Sunday offers a new explanation of how the system of numbering the years AD (Anni Domini, Years of the Lord) originated.
Contents List of Tables; Abbreviations; PART I. CONTEXTS; PART II. THE EASTER TABLES OF DIONYSIUS EXIGUUS; PART III. PASCHAL CALCULATIONS IN EARLY CHRISTIANITY; PART IV. THE ORIGIN OF THE CHRISTIAN ERA; References; Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780191562365 (electronic bk.)
019156236X (electronic bk.)
9780199543120
0199543127
ISBN/ISSN 9786611978679
OCLC # 318675698
Additional Format Print version: Mosshammer, Alden A. Easter computus and the origins of the Christian era. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008 9780199543120 0199543127 (DLC) 2008021637 (OCoLC)229023691