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DECANATO (Astrología)

English translation: Decan

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Spanish term or phrase:Decanato
English translation:Decan
Entered by: Anna Serra i Vidal
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16:40 Jun 7, 2001
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Spanish term or phrase: DECANATO (Astrología)
En astrología se refiere a la tercera parte de un signo zodiacal, que contiene 10 grados.
Anna Serra i Vidal
Spain
Local time: 05:49
decan
Explanation:
Period of 10 days dating from ancient Egypt, where a month was composed of 3 decans and a year of 12 months + 5 epagonemous feast days dedicated to the gods. There was no "week" as we know it, and the decan served as a kind of substitute unit.
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Parrot
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Local time: 05:49
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decan


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    Oxoford Spanish Dictionary
Claudia Berison
Local time: 01:49
Native speaker of: Spanish
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34 mins
decan


Explanation:
Period of 10 days dating from ancient Egypt, where a month was composed of 3 decans and a year of 12 months + 5 epagonemous feast days dedicated to the gods. There was no "week" as we know it, and the decan served as a kind of substitute unit.


    Cyril Fagan, Astrological Origins
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