Jewish Year Number

Some articles on year, years, jewish, jewish year, jewish year number:

Julian Calendar - New Year's Day
... The Roman calendar began the year on 1 January, and this remained the start of the year after the Julian reform ... to the Julian calendar, they started the new year on different dates ... The Alexandrian calendar in Egypt started on 29 August (30 August after an Alexandrian leap year) ...
595
... Year 595 (DXCV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar ... The denomination 595 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for naming years ...
"Great Years" - Galactic Year
... The Galactic year is the time it takes Earth's solar system to revolve once around the galactic center ... It comprises roughly 230 million Earth years ...
298
... Year 298 (CCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar ... At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Faustus and Gallus (or, less frequently, year 1051 Ab urbe condita) ... The denomination 298 for this year has been used since the early medieval period, when the Anno Domini calendar era became the prevalent method in Europe for ...
Hebrew Month - Principles - Leap Years
... The Jewish calendar is based on the Metonic cycle of 19 years, of which 12 are common (non-leap) years of 12 months and 7 are leap years of 13 months ... To determine whether a Jewish year is a leap year, one must find its position in the 19-year Metonic cycle ... This position is calculated by dividing the Jewish year number by 19 and finding the remainder ...

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