- Assyrian calendar
:"This article is about the calendar introduced in the 1950s. See
Old Assyrian calendarfor the ancient calendar."
The modern Assyrian calendar was introduced in the 1950s, loosely based on the historical
lunisolar Babylonian calendar. The year begins with the first sight of Spring. Its era was fixed at 4750 BC. This was inspired by an estimate of the date of the first temple at Ashurin the Middle Ubaid period, notably based on a series of articles published in the Assyrian magazine "Gilgamesh", edited by the brothers Addi and Jean Alkhasand Nimrod Simono. [ [http://www.nineveh.com/Assyrian%20Calendar.html Assyrian Calendar] by Wilfred Alkhas] As of April 1, 2008, it is the Assyrian year of 6758.
intercalarymonth, added when the new moon following Adaar predates vernal equinox, is called Ve-Adad.
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