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The Esteparon Calendar (17th Royal Edict of Esteparon)

On 5th day of the Calledais during the first eclipse of the sun by Vashír, the ruby moon, the King of Esteparon, Lord Vållenjøs signed the Nineteen Edicts of the Kingdom. The 17th Edict established the lunar calendar created by the gnomish priests of Dasyra as the official calendar of Esteparon. Over the next several centuries, many of the other realms of the Known World followed suit and adopted the calendar.

The 357 days of the year make up the calendar is made up of 20 Months, each having a 18 days, except those months celebrating the Diviniun and Amus which have 19 days, and the first month of the year, known as the Nine Days of the Tarasque, which has nine..

By command of the king, Lord Vållenjøs of Esteparon, the people of the realms are to honor the following:

Nine Days of the Tarasque (9 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9

A month marked by the overlapping and eclipsing of the two full moons on the First Day of the Tarasque. Legends of the north suggest that only during the Nine Days of the Tarasque, can the seal between the known world and the ether be truly breached.


Celis (19 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19

A cold, icy month, revering the vengefulness of Celestri. The 11th of Celis is often celebrated as the Winter Solstice although the longest night of the year may vary by a day or so.


Jhaeris (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 v2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 18

A month to honor the extended family and community during the long winter nights.


Gravilis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18

A month where the sudden fluctuations in temperature often deceive the unwary into thinking that spring may come soon. The 18th of the month is traditional observed as the midpoint of winter, often called the ‘Dead of Winter’.


Calledais (19 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19

A month of celebrations to Calledrym as sun begins warm the days and the future looks bright and prosperous.


Rallis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18

A month of hard work to begin preparations for the coming year.


Vevis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18

A month of celebrations for the new spring which begins on the 1st of Vevis.


Teysuris (19 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19

A month of feasting as the world springs into bloom and provides a bounty.

The 10th of Teysuris is the Spring Equinox and is celebrated by many cultures and religions.
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h4. Miravis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18

Often considered the most favorable month as the rainy days of the spring turn into bright cheery days of summer. This month is dedicated to the beautiful goddess, Miravynn.


Faenis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18

A month to remember the past and pray for the future. the 18th of the month is the Height of Spring.


Mylesis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18

The bountiful month to celebrate the victories of the Ealintaine.


Thaedis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18

A month to look at the growing fields and health of livestock to assess and judge the needs of the world during the coming fall and winter.


Vralis (19 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19

A hot, sweltering month were the sun is at its apex. The Summer Solstice will occur around the 8th of Vralis. The date is widely celebrated with a day of relaxation and merriment in the shade.


Valthis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18

A month to honor and celebrate the close family. Many cultures believe that children born in the month of Valthis will become the next generations matriarchs and patriarchs.


Loris (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18

A month where knowledge and wisdom is best dedicated to the coming harvest. Lorrynor is prayed to as the season begins to change and the days become cooler with the lengthening nights. The Mid-Summer celebrations take place on the 16th of this month.


Faelis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18

A month of harvesting crops and reaping the rewards of the hard work of the long summer. Small ceremonies and quick blessings of Faelynn mark the glorious month.


Selefis (19 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18

As the leaves turn and the cycle of life overcomes the world, this month is dedicated to honoring Selefahn who reigns over death. The 1st of Selefis is the official start of Autum.


Dasyris (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18

This month is marked by the many stars that shine in the night sky often giving off a brilliance that can turn night into day. The constellations representing the Crystal Scythe of Dasyra are in the apex of the night sky. The joyous celebrations that begin this month give way to long nights of vigilant prayer. The 5th of Dasyris is the Fall Equinox.


Elanis (18 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18

This month in noted for the endless nights where the dark, cold world begins to come to life taint even the most happy souls. The month is dedicated to the goddess Elanil.


Amusis (19 days)

Sunday Moonday Twosday Windsday Thirstday Fireday Sanctumday
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19

The end of the year, marks the month dedicated to Amus. The followers of the Goddess of the Ether will worship the five elements of the universe and prepare for the End of Days. The 14th of Amusis is observed as the Winter’s Eve to correspond with the midpoint of fall.

Seasonal Events

Seasonal Event Date Cultural Events Religious Events
Winter Solstice 11th of Celis
Dead of Winter 18th of Gravilis
Spring Equinox 10th of Teysuris
Height of Spring 18th of Faenis
Summer Solstice 8th of Vralis
Mid Summer 16th of Loris
Fall Equinox 5th of Dasyris
Winter’s Eve 14th of Amusis

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