Calendar and Community: A History of the Jewish Calendar, Second Century Bce-Tenth Century Ce

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Index
Ajdler, J. 244 n.
Akavia, A. A. 156 , 186-7
Ambrose 144-6
Amoraim 164-75 , 256 , 258-9
Anatolius 50-3 , 66 , 224
Antinoopolis ketubah25 , 87 , 91 , 137-40
Apostolic Constitutions69 , 84 , 95
Aristobulus of Alexandria 4 , 32 , 50-3
'Asia' 238-40 , 244
astronomy:
ancient 7-9 , 53 , 101 , 117-18 , 143 , 200
astronomical argument 197-200 , 209
Babylonian 208-9
delta t 108-9 nn. , 209 n.
modern data 108-9
Muslim 263-4
in the Talmudim 258-62
Aviatar 178
aviv 31 , 48 , 52-3 , 70-1 , 78-9 , 161 , 167-9 , 235
Avraham b. Ḥiyya, R. 175 , 204 , 207
Babatha's archive 24 , 38-41 , 78
Babylonia, see astronomy , calendar (Jewish) , calendars (various) , rabbis
Baraita de-Shemuel180 , 185-6 , 203-4 , 262
Battani, al- 274
beacons 158 , 162-3 , 214 , 232 , 237 , 242-5
Beckwith, R. 15-16 , 82-3
Ben Meir 188-9 , 264-75
Ben Sira 4
Berenike inscriptions 25 , 34 , 58-61 , 120-1
Bickerman, E. J. 43
Biruni, al- 65 , 104-5 , 178 , 214 , 234
Boethusians 18 , 114
Bornstein, Ḥ. Y. 76-7 , 155-6 , 183 , 186-8 , 203 , 206-8 , 220-1 , 265 , 268
calendar (Jewish) 25-7
in Babylonia 45-6 , 244-83
Babylonian influence 29-31 , 61-2 , 157 , 208-9
calculation 172 , 180-1 , 193-4 , 258-63
Christian influence 141-3 , 222-6 , 236
and community 211-2 , 256
dissidence 247-9
diversity 79 , 83-5 , 97-8 , 119 , 141 , 153-4 , 241
fixation of 170-81 , 256
and identity 34 , 44-6
and ideology 228 , 230-2
present-day 155 , 191-4 , 275
secret of 189-91 , 263
unanimity 156 , 241-7 , 267
calendars (various):
Antiochene 76 , 78
Babylonian 27-31 , 45-6 , 61 , 99 , 103 , 111
in the Bible 2-3 , 28-9 , 112 n.
Chinese 100
Egyptian 32-3 , 58-9 , 100 , 104
Greek 99 , 103
Hasmonaean 30-1 , 113-5
Julian 34 , 42 , 95 , 262
Karaite viii , 19-20 , 235-6
lunar 1-6 , 13-15 , 21-5 , 27-47 , 99-102
lunisolar 1-2 , 13 , 47

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Table of contents

  • Calendar and Community iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents xi
  • Abbreviations xv
  • 1: Solar and Lunar Calendars 1
  • 2: The Intercalation 47
  • 3: The New Moon 99
  • 4: The Rabbinic Calendar 155
  • 5: Calendar and Community 211
  • Appendix 277
  • References 285
  • Index 303
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