For their harvest was between Easter and Whitsunday, and began about a month after the vernal equinox.
And yet this was only the day of the vernal equinox; it was most extraordinary.
It probably began about the 10th of March, at that period about the time of the vernal equinox, according to the Julian Calendar.
Marriages are celebrated at the beginning of the vernal equinox.
The death and resurrection of the Solar Hero at or about the vernal equinox is as wide-spread as his birth at the winter solstice.
Let me enumerate a few points with regard to the vernal equinox.
From the ides of December to the vernal equinox the earth was covered with snow, the wind blowing steadily from the north.
That is, he is in each sign at the vernal equinox 2,155 years.
When the night and day are equal in spring, the point which the sun occupies on the heavens is termed the vernal equinox.
At the time they were first named the vernal equinox began with Taurus.
late 14c., from Old French equinoce (12c.) or directly from Medieval Latin equinoxium "equality of night (and day)," from Latin aequinoctium "the equinoxes," from aequus "equal" (see equal (adj.)) + nox (genitive noctis) "night" (see night). The Old English translation was efnniht. Related: Equinoctial.
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See under equinox.