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Calendar of Ërdin
The Tynan Calendar of Ërdin was established in the early twentieth century under the reign of Emperor Elrius I, and evolved over the following centuries into its present form with twelve twenty-eight day months in a year and four seven-day weeks in a month.
Months of the year are Novanna, Elrius, Dawnrise, Ivril, Budding, Midanna, Llewly, Konstin, Justiny, Dawnfall, Harvest, and Dunanna; days of the week are Gods’ Day, Ërd’s Day, Sun’s Day, Sea’s Day, Moon’s Day, Hunter’s Day, and Veil’s Day. Gods’ Day is considered a universal and nondenominational day of rest and religious observance throughout all former Tynan nations and has been adopted even in parts of the world where Tyne’s influence did not spread through conquest, such as the Dwarven kingdoms of Dvirhim and Gazadhim. Most career paths will require employees to work on all six of the remaining days.
In addition to the twelve months there are four important seasonal feast weeks of Carnival, Estival, Vinival, and Annival which contain the equinoxes and the solstices. Carnival takes place at the end of Dawnrise, Estival at the end of Midanna, Vinival at the end of Justiny, and Annival at the end of Dunanna, bringing the total number of weeks in the year up from 48 to 52 and the number of days from 336 to 364.