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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.
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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.
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
The name comes from ''Æftera Géola'' "after Yule". In [[Bree]] it was called Frery.
 
The name comes from ''Æftera Géola'' "after Yule". In [[Bree]] it was called Frery.
 
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Revision as of 18:52, 10 January 2011

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.