The first month of the Jewish ecclesiastical year corresponding nearly to our April After the Babylonish captivity this month was called Nisan
- the very first thirty days of Jewish ecclesiastical year, matching almost to your April. After the Babylonish captivity this month had been called Nisan.
Green fresh fruit, ears of corn.
Name Origin: Biblical
Name Gender: Unisex
(letter.) Initial month associated with Jewish ecclesiastical year, corresponding almost to our April. Following the Babylonish captivity this month was called Nisan.
To the original nomadic Pesah (Passover) - sacrifice of a lamb - there was attached a distinct and agricultural festival of unleavened cakes (ynassoth) which marks the beginning of the corn harvest in the middle of the month Abib (the name of which points to its Canaanite and 1 The tablet is neo-Babylonian and published by Dr Pinches in the Transactions of the Victoria Institute, and is cited by Professor Fried.