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The Correllian Calendar
And the Age of Aquarius

The Correllian Calendar was developed as a Pagan alternative to the Christian Gregorian calendar generally in use.

There have been several Pagan oriented calendars developed over the years, but most have been impractical. Most of these calendars were developed for private use, never meant to be used in actual daily life -consequently also having little practical purpose.

The Correllian calendar was developed with the specific intention of being a practical calendar for everyday use in the real world. A Pagan-oriented calendar which Pagans could use at their jobs, their banks, their correspondence -a full-scale replacement for the Gregorian calendar

Consequently the Correllian century and the Gregorian century have been set up in a complementary manner, so that the last two digits are the same. Thus, as long as the last two digits are the only part of the year being written, it is not immediately apparent which calendar is being used except by the sign which follows.

'99 AD and '99
i look pretty much the same even though one is an abbreviation for 1,999 Anno Domini and the other for 1,599 Pisces.



Thus the Correllian calendar can be used in daily activities such as check writing, record keeping, etc without causing undo confusion.

The Correllian calendar divides history according to Zodiacal Ages of 1,600 years each.

These Zodiacal Ages are cyclical -each Age beginning a new cycle. Thus years always go forwards, never backwards as in the Gregorian calendar's BC years. When one Age ends the next Age starts fresh with Year 0.

The idea of Zodiacal Ages is a common one, being based upon the Precession of the Equinoxes. The term Precession of the Equinoxes refers to the apparent shift over the course of centuries in which Zodiacal constellation the Sun appears to be in at the Vernal Equinox.

However while many systems use the idea of Zodiacal Ages, few if any agree on how long a Zodiacal Age is. This is because the length of each Zodiacal Age is determined by how long the given Zodiacal constellation the Sun appears to be in at the Vernal Equinox: since the constellations vary greatly in size, no one length for a Zodiacal Age can be accurately determined in this way. Not only this, but which Zodiacal Constellation the Sun appears to be in at the Vernal Equinox and in what year that constellation is replaced by the next in the series would not necessarily be the same from every part of the world -indeed, it is not even relevant from all vantage points on the Earth.

It follows therefore that if one posits Zodiacal Ages of equal length for the whole Earth, one must assume that they are based not upon Astrological constellations as such, but upon repeating patterns of time which can be divined through various means.

For this reason the Correllian calendar, while being structured Zodiacally, is actually based upon Numerology, using the number Four as its root. Four is the number of physical manifestation and stability, the number of the Four Quarters and the Four Elements, hence a perfect number for the purpose.

The use of number Four was inspired by a dream which occurred while the calendar was being formulated.

In the Correllian calendar each Zodiacal Age consists of 1,600 years (400 x 4). We have just entered a New Age: the Age of Aquarius.

The first and last year of each Age overlap, being two years in one. Thus Year 1,600 Pisces was also Year 0 Aquarius, and coincided with the Christian year 2,000 AD.

The last several Ages are listed below.


Age of Gemini (4,400 - 2,800 BC)

Age of Taurus (2,800 - 1,200 BC)

Age of Aries (1,200 BC - 400 AD)

Age of Pisces (400 - 2,000 AD)

Age of Aquarius (2,000 - 3,600 AD)