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Intended as an overview of available reference material. Grouped into the following categories:
World Holiday, Festival and Calendar Books by
Call Number: GT3930 .W67 1998
An annotated bibliography of more than 1,000 books on contemporary and historic religious, folk, ethnic, and national holidays, festivals, celebrations, holy days, commemorations, seasonal celebrations, and calendar systems from around the world, arranged by topic, supplemented by descriptive lists of periodicals, associations, and web sites, and indexed by author, title, and subject.
Images of the Zodiac from the Venerable Bede, De Temporibus, British Library Ms Egerton 3088, fol. 16 verso.
Traditional Turkish Calendar (1452).
This kind of calendar was based on a cycle of 12 months, each corresponding to a different animal. This calendar for the year of the monkey by Hamdi Mustafa b. Sunbul was presented to Mehmed II.
Mehmed II. Topkapi Palace Museum Library, MS B 309.