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Records of the Past, 2nd Series, Vol. III

By A. H. Sayce

The Assyrian and Egyptian Calendars

 

 

CORRESPONDING MONTHS

1.

Ni’sannu (Nisan)

March—April.

2.

Aaru (Iyyar)

April—May.

3.

’Sivanu (Sivan)

May—June.

4.

Dûzu (Tammuz)

June—July.

5.

Abu (Ab)

July—August.

6.

Ululu (Elul)

August—September.

7.

Tasritu (Tisri)

September—October.

8.

Arakh-savna (Marchesvan)    
     "the 8th month"

October—November.

9.

Ki’silivu (Chisleu)

November—December.

10.

Dhabitu (Tebet)

December—January.

11.

Sabadhu (Sebat)

January—February.

12.

Addaru (Adar)

February—March.

13.

Arakh-maqru (Ve-Adar), the intercalary month.

 

EGYPTIAN CALENDAR

Months.

Sacred
Year begins

Alexandrine 
Year begins

Thoth

July 20

August 29

Paophi

August 19

September 28

Athyr

September 18

October 28

Khoiak

October 18

November 27

Tybi

November 17

December 27

Mekhir

December 17

January 26

Phamenoth

January 16

February 25

Pharmuthi

February 15

March 27

Pakhons

March 17

April 26

Payni

April 16

May 26

Epeiphi

May 16

June 25

Mesorê

June 15

July 25

The Epagomenæ

 

August 24–28

 

 


Footnotes

xxiii:1 The Alexandrine year began B.C. 25.

 

 

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