David Rice
Astronomical Dating
Sat Feb 16, 2008 01:54
205.188.116.145 (XFF: 81.106.124.212)

<< When you have a recorded psDntiw on a given date in the civil calendar, that is something to work with. >>

Marianne (or others) -- do you have a convenient list of these at hand? -- David Rice

  • Re: Astronomical DatingMarianne Luban, Fri Feb 15 16:54
    TE: I freely confess my ignorance of things celestial as far as ancient chronology is concerned. But I also confess my great scepticism about this whole subject. I appreciate the attraction of trying ... more
    • Re: Astronomical DatingTerry E, Sat Feb 16 04:29
      Dear Marianne, Thank you for your comments. First an apology: I did not intend my post to be a blast at you or your chronological views although I realise on re-reading it why you think I might have... more
    • Astronomical Dating — David Rice, Sat Feb 16 01:54
      • Post Exhilic Sabbath YearsDavid Rice, Sun Feb 17 00:09
        Hello, all -- a different subject just for a moment. There are different views about the dates on which Sabbath years were kept after the exile. Some conclude that a Sabbath commenced in 38 bc,... more
        • Post-Exilic Sabbath YearsTory, Sun Feb 17 10:27
          Hi David, We need to know for certain the dates of Ezra's and Nehemiah's activity and which Persian kings they served. There is no explicit statement linking the public reading of the Torah by Ezra,... more
          • Re: Post-Exilic Sabbath YearsTory, Sat Feb 23 19:25
            Hi David, Or -- if we take 573 BCE to be the year of a Yovel (Jubilee), the 25th year of the captivity as reported in Ezekiel 40:1, then the fall of 515 BCE would be the start of the first year of a... more
        • Post-Exilic Sabbath YearsTory, Sun Feb 17 10:25
          Hi David, We need to know for certain the dates of Ezra's and Nehemiah's activity and which Persian kings they served. There is no explicit statement linking the public reading of the Torah by Ezra,... more
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