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The Book belonging to Lambspring Monastery
Of the Order of Saint Benedict
Of the English monastic community.
  The method of calculating the nones or ides after the kalends of the twelve months. and also how many days they consist of…,,,
January.
August and Dece
mber· have 4.nones
·19 kalends
after ides. and 31.
days.
March. May
July and October
have 6. nones.
17. Kalends after ides
and 31 days.
April· Ju
ne. September and
November· have·
4 nones.
18. kalends after
ides. and 30
days.
But February
has. 4. nones
16. kalends after
ides. and 28
.days
and in a leap year
has 29 days
and a moon
of 30.
But all
months
have an octave
of ides.

THE RULES FOR CALCULATING THE FERIAL and the concurrent number. THE RULES FOR CALCULATING LUNATIONS and EPACTS.

March
V
B
i.ii.iii.iii.
September
V
D
Zero
April
I
B
vi.vii.i.ii
October
V
G
xi
F
xii
May
III
B
iiii.v.vi.vii.
November
VI
E
xx.ii
D
xxiii
June
VI
B
ii.iii.iiii.v.
December
VII
A
iii
G
iiii
July
I
B
vii.i.ii.iii.
January
IX
D
xiiii
C
xv
August
IIII
B
v.vi.vii.i.
February
X
B
xx.v
A
xxvi
September
VII
B
iii. iiii.v.vi.
March
IX
E
vi
D
vii
October
II
April
X
C
xvii
B
xviii
November
V
May
XI
F
xxviiii
December
VII
June
XII
B
ix
January
III
July
XIII
G
xx
February
VI
August
XIIII
C
i
Add together the regularis of each month and the concurrents of any year. If 7 is the result, [day 7] is the ferial day which falls on kalends. If it is more than 7, take away 7 and the remainder is the ferial day that falls upon the KALENDS.
  Add together the regularis of each month and the epacts of any year. If 30 or less is the number, that is the age of the moon which falls upon the kalends. If the number is more than 30, take away 30 and that which remains is the age of the moon that falls upon the KALENDS

 

Transcription

Liber Monastery Lambspringenis
Ordinis Sancti Benedicti
Congregationis Anglicanae
Ratio calculandi de duodecim mensi(bus) quib(us) post kalendas nonas
uel idib(us). etiam & quot dieb(us) consistant…,,,

Januarius.
August(us)·(et) Dece
(m)ber· iiii.nonas
habent· xix k(a)l(endas)
p(ost) id(us). (et) dies.xviii.
xxx.i.

Marti(us). Maius
Iuli(us) (et) Octob(er).
vi. nonas h(a)b(e)nt.
xvii. K(a)l(endas) p(ost) id(us).
(et) dies.xxxi.

April(is)· Iu
ni(us). Septe(m)ber (et)
nouember· iiii·
non(as) h(a)b(e)nt.
k(a)l(endas) p(ost)
id(us). (et) dies
xxx.

Februari(us)
ue(r)o. iiii. non(as)
habet. xvi. k(a)l(endas) p(ost)
idus. (et) dies
.xx.viii.
Et quando
bis sext(us) fuerit
habet dies.xx
ix. (et).xxx
LUNAM
OMNES
VERO
MENSES
OCTAVO
IDUS HABENT.

REGUL(ARES) FERIAL(ES) (et) conc(u)rr(entes). REGUL(ARES) LUNAR(ES) (et) EPACTE.

Marcius
V
B
i.ii.iii.iii.
Septe[m]b[er]
V
D
Nulle
Aprilis
I
B
vi.vii.i.ii
October
V
G
xi
F
xii
Maius
III
B
iiii.v.vi.vii.
November
VI
E
xx.ii
D
xxiii
Iunius
VI
B
ii.iii.iiii.v.
Decemb[er]
VII
A
iii
G
iiii
Iulius
I
B
vii.i.ii.iii.
Januari[us]
IX
D
xiiii
C
xv
August[us]
IIII
B
v.vi.vii.i.
Februari[us]
X
B
xx.v
A
xxvi
Septe[m]ber
VII
B
iii. iiii.v.vi.
Marci[us]
IX
E
vi
D
vii
October
II
Aprilis
X
C
xvii
B
xviii
Nouember
V
Maius
XI
F
xxviiii
Dece[m]ber
VII
Iunius
XII
B
ix
Januari[us]
III
Iulius
XIII
G
xx
Februari[us]
VI
August[us]
XIIII
C
i
Coniunge regulares sing[u]l[arum] m[en]siu[m] [et] concurrentes cui[us]q[ue] anni. [et]si. vii. fuerint ipsa est feria sup[er] kalendas. Si ampli[us]. vii. tolle vii. [et] quot remanent. Ipsa est feria sup[er] KALENDAS.
Coniunge regulares sing[u]l[arum] m[en]siu[m] [et] epactas cui[us]q[ue] anni. [et]si. xxx. fuerint numero. [a]ut min[us]. ipsa est [a]etas lun[a]e sup[er] kalendas. Si ampli[us] fuerint q[ua]m. xxx. tolle xxx. [et] quot remanserint. ipsa est [a]etas lun[a]e sup[er] KALENDAS.

Translation

The Book belonging to Lambspring Monastery
Of the Order of Saint Benedict
Of the English monastic community.
  The method of calculating the nones or ides after the kalends of the twelve months. and also how many days they consist of…,,,
January.
August and Dece
mber· have 4.nones
·19 kalends
after ides. and 31.
days.
March. May
July and October
have 6. nones.
17. Kalends after ides
and 31 days.
April· Ju
ne. September and
November· have·
4 nones.
18. kalends after
ides. and 30
days.
But February
has. 4. nones
16. kalends after
ides. and 28
.days
and in a leap year
has 29 days
and a moon
of 30.
But all
months
have an octave
of ides.

THE RULES FOR CALCULATING THE FERIAL and the concurrent number. THE RULES FOR CALCULATING LUNATIONS and EPACTS.

March
V
B
i.ii.iii.iii.
September
V
D
Zero
April
I
B
vi.vii.i.ii
October
V
G
xi
F
xii
May
III
B
iiii.v.vi.vii.
November
VI
E
xx.ii
D
xxiii
June
VI
B
ii.iii.iiii.v.
December
VII
A
iii
G
iiii
July
I
B
vii.i.ii.iii.
January
IX
D
xiiii
C
xv
August
IIII
B
v.vi.vii.i.
February
X
B
xx.v
A
xxvi
September
VII
B
iii. iiii.v.vi.
March
IX
E
vi
D
vii
October
II
April
X
C
xvii
B
xviii
November
V
May
XI
F
xxviiii
December
VII
June
XII
B
ix
January
III
July
XIII
G
xx
February
VI
August
XIIII
C
i
Add together the regularis of each month and the concurrents of any year. If 7 is the result, [day 7] is the ferial day which falls on kalends. If it is more than 7, take away 7 and the remainder is the ferial day that falls upon the KALENDS.
  Add together the regularis of each month and the epacts of any year. If 30 or less is the number, that is the age of the moon which falls upon the kalends. If the number is more than 30, take away 30 and that which remains is the age of the moon that falls upon the KALENDS

 

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