Cairo Genizah : Calendrical

Josiah b. Mevoraḵ al-ʿĀqūlī

Cairo Genizah

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Treatise on the calendar by Josiah b. Mevoraḵ al-ʿĀqūlī, which claims that the Jewish calendar repeats itself exactly every 247 years. He describes the course of the fourteen possible types of the Jewish year, including the beginning of months, holidays and fasts, as well as the division of weekly portions. Mentions Saʿadya Gaʿon with reference to the division of weekly portions. At the bottom of recto is the basmala in Arabic script.</p>

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