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Old 02-10-2010, 07:43 AM
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There is also discussion about the year of Christ's birth. Were you interested in the day of the year, the year, or both?
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Old 02-10-2010, 04:45 PM
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clues are:

There were shepherd in the field. This was done typically in the spring and fall. They would hunker down in the summer and winter months

The census was taken by Rome Historically this was always done in best travel months (March-May)

The astrology sign the magi followed. History records it occurence on or about mid year 4 CB. The calendar was based on reigns not so much on dates.

I did not read the other post so if this was a repeat I apologize.

So more then likely he was born spring or fall of 4 BC
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Old 02-11-2010, 11:15 PM
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We don't really know, but I've heard that it could have been around Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. Which usually falls sometime in September, but can be as late as the early part of October.
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Tabbernackles....my best guess would be Tabbernackles...which would be in the fall...because Jesus died at passover...and there is a nother major festival about the Harvest...Feast of The Tabbernackles...I reckon that is probably when he was born
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