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September

The ninth month of the year, which took its name from the Latin word “septen” meaning seven, because before the change of the Julian calendar was the seventh month and the first of September was the Roman New Year, September was established as the beginning of the ecclesiastical , but also of the political year, …

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August

The eighth month of the year is the month of absolute joy, carefreeness and holidays. It takes its name from the Roman emperor Octavian Augustus who maintained the borders of the Roman Empire but secured peace throughout the Empire, the famous “pax romana” Schools remain closed, the temperature is pleasantly warm in the back of …

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June

The sixth month of the year is June known from tradition and as a reaper because this month the grains were ripening. Characteristic this month is the feast of Ai Giannis on June 24, for this and June is called “Aegiannitis”, then “Klidonas” is celebrated. On June 24  the sun begins its summer journey to …

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May

The fifth month of the year celebrates Spring with flowers all over nature. The custom is to make wreaths of flowers to decorate the doors of the houses and keep them there, until the feast of St. John the Reaper, when they burn in large fires in the feasts that are organized that day. In …

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April

The fourth month of the year directly connected with Spring and its first real awakening. The flowers unfold their petals while the trees open their buds. From Ancient Greece this month the “Anthestiria” took place which was the celebration of Spring and April was dedicated to the Goddess Aphrodite. April comes with jokes … and …

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March

The third month of the year. Very popular because the weather is changeable For the Romans it was the month they started their military operations. For common people, March is the month that swallows return and with them begins Spring. On March 21 we have the vernal equinox where day and night have equal duration. …

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