The wheel of seasons

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Maria Kvilhaug

I noticed that Heilung’s newest design seems inspired by the design on the Nordic Animist Calendar by Dr. Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen, who spent years of professional research on this calendar and which I recommend with all my heart.
A 2021 calendar is being prepared! ☺️

Dr. Hjarnø is a scholar who who did several years of research to understand luni-solar reckoning, leap days, leap weeks, leap months, metonic cycles, auni cycle, octaeteteris, prim staff, several month naming systems and a huge batch of seasonal folklore – then tried to explain it through this wonderful calendar.

Maria Kvilhaug

is a Norwegian author and historian who writes in the English language. She has written both fiction and non-fiction centering on the pre-Christian culture of Scandinavia, particularly the Viking Age and the early Medieval period. She studied History of Religions, History, Philosophy and Old Norse Philology.

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