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In article < email@example.com >, < MBernet@aol.com > wrote:
In a message dated 7/20/2005 2:15:28 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
==I find that fascinating. I assume the "35" should have read "135," the The "modern" Jewish Anno Mundi was certainly not used back then. The most
start of Bar Kochba's revolt. What's especially interesting is that Jewish
coins at that time were generally not dated, except only a few Bar Kochba coins
dated as "in the year x of the Freedom of Israel." I wonder, though, would Bar
Kochba have inscribed these "American" coins (as we would now), as
so-and-so-many years since the beginning of the world, or would he have dated
them >from the destruction of the Jerusalem Temple?
common system would be the Seleucid Era, whose year 1 was 312 BCE.
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