The Aythian calendar is made up of 12 months, with 30 days in each month and 365 days in a year. The extra 5 days are special days and are scattered throughout the year.
The years are usually marked by what is known as Northern Reckoning. It is currently 1272 NR.
There are four seasons, which make up the year, with 3 months in each season.
The seasons relate to each of the four elements and are significantly bound to them, both culturally and physically.
Summer / Fire
Falling / Air
Winter / Water
Spring / Earth
There are 12 months, each named after one of the major deities.
There are 4 weeks to each month, with 7 days making up a single week. As shown below, the week starts on Solday and finishes on Templeday.
There are 7 days in a week, each named based on tasks completed by your average commoner. The days are:
Solday – rising of the sun – start of the week
Harvestday – reaping the harvest
Wendday – travel to the markets
Marketday – sell at the markets
Shillsday – pay day. Short for shilling (silver)
Moonday – rising of the moon end of the week
Templeday – rest and worship day
There are 5 days scattered throughout the year that are traditionally festival days. These are: