Calendar

The calendar of Avgad/Tevel is a lunar one that revolves around the following months:

  • Nissan
    • Aries: March-April
    • 30 days
    • Governed by Bavel’s Bel (Beli Ya’al) and Agru Taleh
    • Speech and the letter hë (ה)
  • Iyyar
    • Taurus: April-May
    • 29 days
    • Bavel governors: Ea and Gu Shor
    • Thought and the letter ṿaṿ (ו)
  • Siṿan
    • Gemini: May-June
    • 30 days
    • Bavel governors: Sin and Mashtaba Te’amim
    • Movement and the letter zayin
  • Tammuz
    • Cancer: June-July
    • 29 days
    • Bavel governors: Tammuz and Alluttu Sarṭen
    • Sight and the letter ḥet
  • Av (אב)
    • Leo: July-August
    • 30 days
    • Bavel governors: Gilgamesh and Neshu Aryeh
    • Hearing and the letter ṭet
  • Elul (אלול)
    • Virgo: August-September
    • 29 days
    • Bavel governors: Ishtar and Sisinnu Betulah
    • Action and the letter yod
  • Tishrei (Libra: September-October) 30 days
  • eshṿan (Scorpio: October-November) 29 or sometimes 30 days
  • Kisleṿ (Sagittarius: November-December) 30 or sometimes 29 days
  • Ṭeveṭ (Capricorn: December-January) 29 days
  • Shevat (Aquarius: January-February) 30 days
  • ‘Adar Alef (additional month that happens on years 3, 6, 8, 11, 14, 17 and 19 in a 19-year cycle), 30 days
  • ‘Adar (or ‘Adar Bet) (Pisces: February-March) 29 days

The Avgad calendar is based on the Hebrew calendar, whose month names are inspired by Babylon. Narrators are encouraged to consult a Hebrew calendar, especially online apps, if the intention is strict accuracy.