Category:Kalender of Shepherdes

The Kalender of Shepherdes is a medieval almanac published in many editions beginning in the late 15th century. Essentially it is am amalgam of farming wisdom, astrological tables, religious instruction and folk medicine first published in Paris in 1493 by Guy Marchant, with the title Le Compost et Kalendrier des Bergiers.

The images here are from the Keio University in Japan[1]. Their version of the book is actually made up from three different editions but the majority of the material comes from the 1556 edition in english published by William Powell.

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