OrthodoxChristianity.net
November 29, 2014, 05:05:29 AM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Reminder: No political discussions in the public fora.  If you do not have access to the private Politics Forum, please send a PM to Fr. George.
 
   Home   Help Calendar Contact Treasury Tags Login Register  
Pages: 1   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: September 1: Why the Beginning of the Year according to the Synaxarion?  (Read 656 times) Average Rating: 0
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
ialmisry
There's nothing John of Damascus can't answer
Warned
Hypatos
*****************
Offline Offline

Faith: جامعي Arab confesssing the Orthodox Faith of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Church
Jurisdiction: Antioch (for now), but my heart belongs to Alexandria
Posts: 37,963



« on: September 05, 2008, 02:47:55 PM »

I rember reading a number of reasons given for why the Church's New Year is September 1, but I seem to have forgotten one or two (manybe more).  I know that there is the tradition that Christ read from Isaiah and stated it had been fulfilled within hearing occured on that day, and something about creation starting on that day.  I recall something about the Israelites entering the Promised Land (which contradicts the Bible).  I recall something about Constantine and Helen.  But I've forgotten the details.  I know that it was the beginning of the indiction, or civil year, but I am interested in reasons that have to do with Church, given for instance, by synaxaria.  Any help?
Logged

Question a friend, perhaps he did not do it; but if he did anything so that he may do it no more.
A hasty quarrel kindles fire,
and urgent strife sheds blood.
If you blow on a spark, it will glow;
if you spit on it, it will be put out;
                           and both come out of your mouth
Tags:
Pages: 1   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.18 | SMF © 2013, Simple Machines Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!
Page created in 0.04 seconds with 28 queries.