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if# Islamic Fātimid

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Calendar Description

The Islamic calendar is a lunar calendar used throughout the Arabic and Muslim areas.

Use Case

Used by the Fātimid Islamic sect.

Definition

Record
yearmonthdaywsday

The year consists of twelve lunar months which in a common year alternate between of 30 and 29 days. In a leap year, the 12th month has 30 days instead of the usual 29. A common year has 354 days and a leap year 355 days.

Leap years occur on a 30 year cycle in years 2, 5, 8, 10, 13, 16, 19, 21, 24, 27 and 29.

The Epoch is set at the astronomical epoch, which is:-
iyearmonthday
111
=
jyearmonthday
622715
=
jdnday
1948439
.

Script

Default Script
scheme if { name "Islamic Fātimid"; base islamic IIIa; grammar i; }

The scheme uses the i grammar as defined for the Islamic Tabular calendar.


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