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Afteryule

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'''Afteryule''' was the first month of the [[Shire]] Calendar, thirty days immediately following the holiday of [[Yule]] (hence its name). It ran from modern 23 December to 21 January.
 
'''Afteryule''' was the first month of the [[Shire]] Calendar, thirty days immediately following the holiday of [[Yule]] (hence its name). It ran from modern 23 December to 21 January.
 
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==Etymology==
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The name comes from ''Æftera Géola'' "after Yule". In [[Bree]] it was called Frery.
 
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Revision as of 10:46, 6 January 2009

Months in the Shire Calendar
  1. Afteryule (January)
  2. Solmath (February)
  3. Rethe (March)
  4. Astron (April)
  5. Thrimidge (May)
  6. Forelithe (June)
  7. Afterlithe (July)
  8. Wedmath (August)
  9. Halimath (September)
  10. Winterfilth (October)
  11. Blotmath (November)
  12. Foreyule (December)

Afteryule was the first month of the Shire Calendar, thirty days immediately following the holiday of Yule (hence its name). It ran from modern 23 December to 21 January.

Etymology

The name comes from Æftera Géola "after Yule". In Bree it was called Frery.