OBSERVATIONAL HEBREW YEAR OF MOSES by O.P. Armstrong July - 2016
But finding the first solar month could
be accomplished from the Temple
Mount by watching where the sunrise
happened in east upon Mount Olivet.
This is illustrated in the prior picture.
Another method is to use a gnomon or
obelisk. This was widely employed by
the Egyptian culture to find time,
direction and seasons. The method is
illustrated by the attached pictures.
During desert travels, after the
Exodus, the tabernacle was to be
erected with principle ordinates.
The ordinates were easily
obtained by use of a gnomon,
that could also serve to mark
the spring equinox.
“for the south side.... And for
the second side of the
tabernacle on the north side
westward..” Ex26:18-27. For
importance is two fold. First
is to know that a bible year is
a solar year.
Use a BAY
Second is in keeping Church
Calendar. For that calendar is
set by Easter and it shall be the
1st Sunday following the 1st Full
Moon after the Spring or Vernal
Equinox of each year.