Literary text: Yevr.-Arab. II 3077

Literary text Yevr.-Arab. II 3077



Literary. Beginning of a Qaraite treatise on the aviv (observation of the barley crop) and intercalation. By Yehuda Meir Rofe. Explains the difference between the Rabbanites whose year begins in Tishrei and the Qaraites whose year begins in Nisan. Gives an origin story for the Seleucid calendar, involving Alexander the Great and Shimʿon ha-Ẓadiq.