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  1. the calculation of the date of Easter in the Christian calendar

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  2. Latin for computation

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  3. The name has been used for this procedure since the early Middle Ages, as it was one of the most important computations of the age

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  4. The canonical rule is that Easter day is the first Sunday after the 14th day of the lunar month (the nominal full moon) that falls on or after 21 March (nominally the day of the vernal equinox)

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  5. For determining the feast, Christian churches settled on a method to define a reckoned "ecclesiastical" full moon, rather than observations of the true Moon. Eastern Orthodox Christians calculate the fixed date of 21 March according to the Julian Cal

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