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Dates
Between 24 June and 23 July on a modern (Gregorian) calendar
Race
Culture
Pronunciation
a'fterlithe
Meaning
The month after Lithe or Midsummer
Other names
Mede (the Mannish months of Cermië and Cerveth also corresponded closely with Afterlithe, without being directly related)

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Afterlithe

The month following midsummer

Months of the year

The seventh month of the Shire Calendar, following, as its name suggests, the midsummer feastdays of Lithe, and approximately equivalent to modern July. In fact, it ran from modern 24 June to 23 July in a normal year.


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