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Headword: Ἰωβηλαῖος
Adler number: iota,472
Translated headword: Jubilee
Vetting Status: high
Translation:
A month [of that name].[1] Among Jews [sc. it means] honored.
NB: the year of rest was observed every seven years among Jews similarly to the days of the week.[2]
Greek Original:
Ἰωβηλαῖος: μήν. παρὰ Ἰουδαίοις τιμώμενος. ἰστέον δέ, ὅτι τὸ ἀργὸν ἔτος κατὰ ἑπταετίαν ἠργεῖτο παρὰ Ἰουδαίοις ὁμοίως ταῖς ἑβδομάσιν ἡμέραις.
Notes:
Same entry in ps.-Zonaras
[1] Likewise, according to Adler, in the Ambrosian Lexicon.
[2] From Josephus; see already at alpha 3783.
Keywords: chronology; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; historiography; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 23 November 2004@23:48:42.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead (added a keyword; cosmetics) on 24 November 2004@03:08:29.
David Whitehead (x-ref; another keyword) on 10 April 2012@08:01:43.
David Whitehead on 13 January 2013@08:13:02.
David Whitehead (tweaked tr; more notes) on 27 April 2016@03:12:35.

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