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He included all the rules for the calculated calendar epoch and their scriptural basis, including the modern epochal year in his work, and establishing the final formal usage of the anno mundi era.
The first year of the Jewish calendar, Anno Mundi 1 (AM 1), began about one year before Creation, so that year is also called the Year of emptiness.
The Alexandrian Era of 25 March 5493 BC was adopted by church fathers such as Maximus the Confessor and Theophanes the Confessor, as well as chroniclers such as George Syncellus.
Its striking mysticism made it popular in Byzantium especially in monastic circles.
In the section Sanctification of the Moon (11.16), he wrote of his choice of Epoch, from which calculations of all dates should be made, as "the third day of Nisan in this present year ...
which is the year 4938 of the creation of the world" (March 22, AD 1178).
Its associated molad Adam (molad Va Ya D) occurred on Day 5 (yom Vav) at 14 (Yud Daled) hours (and 0 parts).
Why not say that it is reckoned from the Exodus from Egypt, omitting the first thousand years and giving the years of the next thousand? Said Rav Nahman: In the Diaspora the Greek Era alone is used.
The Alexandrian era, arising in AD 412, was the precursor to the Byzantine era.