While Baoyin's birth year cannot be definitely determined, it is well attested that yin is calendric
. (94) Based on his biography, Baorong was born in 921, a snake year ([phrase omitted]).
On the calendric
method, the nurse explained to the gathering, which was largely made up of women, that if a woman menstruates for seven days, 'it is a safe period' she can sleep with the husband to the tenth day, without getting pregnant.
If we read the novel as governed by a historico-biographical sequentiality--by "empty" calendric
, causal time--the story's meaning can only be glimpsed in its ultimate moment, for there is no transcendence in its world: as Walter Benjamin puts it, "The novelist...cannot hope to take the smallest step beyond that limit at which he invites the reader to a divinatory realization of the meaning of life by writing 'Finis'" (100).
Specifically, most radiocarbon calibration programs express calendric
age estimates probabilistically (usually implementing Bayesian methods) and produce spds by summing these probabilistic expressions across the timeline.
It is well-known that the intercalation of this year (and of some other years as well) poses some serious calendric
problems: it seems this intercalation is not necessary in order to achieve the main objective of the Hebrew calendar, namely to cause the relevant days of Pesah 5765 to fall after the Vernal Equinox.
Situated in a 1,000-acre park in Kent, the pedigreed house dates back to the fifteenth century and possesses unique calendric
features, including "365 rooms, fifty-two staircases, [and] seven courtyards." Not long after Victoria fell in house-love with Knole, she became enamored of her first cousin, Lionel Sackville-West, who shared her father's name.
1986 has significance beyond its calendric
limits-a significance heightened by the fact that it has the same numbers as 1896.
They are, to their understanding, legitimate Jews--and practise the full calendric
repertoire of Jewish holidays, all assisted by Olim Aid International, a Queensland-based evangelical organisation promoting premillennial dispensationalism.
Of course, we have to be very careful to include calendric
or 'leap' days (29 February) when they occur.
Whether for its calendric
significance or the luck factor, 11-12-13 is set to be one of the most romantic days of the century, going by the manifold rise in the number of weddings planned the world over.