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D., is always one of the 35 dates March 22 to April 25. ENGLISH Easter Sunday dates for 1583 to 1752 can be calculated using information near the end of this Easter Dating Method document.
This replacement did not occur until later in many countries e.g. See GM Arts Easter Date Calculations for more information.
There are four steps to calculating the Orthodox Easter Sunday date: Use the total result from step 2 to find the day of week of the PFM date in Table E, then add the number of days shown to the PFM date to find the Julian calendar Easter Sunday date.
For example, year 1995 gave us a PFM date of April 5, and step 2 gave us a total result of 9.
The Julian calendar date Thursday October 4, 1582 was followed by the Gregorian calendar date Friday October 15, 1582. Consequently, their Easter Sunday dates are identical up to 1582, then from 1583 onwards often differ from those of Western churches. Both of these methods existed continuously throughout this period. The Julian calendar was replaced by the Gregorian calendar in October 1582 to re-align March 20 (and therefore Easter) with the seasons by removing 10 dates October 5 to 14, 1582. Easter Day was celebrated either: (a) on or just after the first day of the Jewish Passover (no matter on which day of the week that Easter Day occurred), or (b) on a Sunday close to or on the first Passover Day. Precise information on this subject can be found on pages 415 to 425 of the Explanatory Supplement to the 1961 Astronomical Ephemeris.See Finding Orthodox Easter Sunday Dates with a Calculator for a simple explanation of this procedure.
INDEX This procedure is a dramatic and accurate simplification of the official procedure used to calculate Easter Sunday dates, as described in Christian Prayer Books. It requires just one division on a calculator, and three simple additions.Despite frequent references to March 21, this date has no special significance to any recent Easter dating methods.