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Re: equinox)

From:John Cowan <cowan@...>
Date:Sunday, September 27, 1998, 17:37
Nik Taylor scripsit:

> Was the Muslim calendar borrowed from a pre-Islamic calendar? If so, > was it always purely lunar, or did the Muslims change it?
It's part of the general Middle Eastern luni-solar calendar, but simplified by Mohammed, who thought the leap-month feature too difficult for his people. -- John Cowan e'osai ko sarji la lojban.