Greek paschal cycle
Dionysian Di`o*ny"sian, a. Relating to Dionysius, a monk of the 6th century; as, the Dionysian, or Christian, era. [1913 Webster]

{Dionysian period}, a period of 532 years, depending on the cycle of the sun, or 28 years, and the cycle of the moon, or 19 years; -- sometimes called the {Greek paschal cycle}, or {Victorian period}. [1913 Webster]


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