Dating in ethiopia
The twelfth 532 year-cycle of this era began on 29 August AD 360, and so 4×19 years after the Era of Martyrs.
To indicate the year, Ethiopians and followers of the Eritrean churches today use the Incarnation Era, which dates from the Annunciation or Incarnation of Jesus on March 25, 9 AD (Julian), as calculated by Annianus of Alexandria c.Thus he shifted the Panodoros era by about six months, to begin on 25 March 5492 BC. The year with the 6th epagomenal day is traditionally designated as the Luke-year.In the Ethiopian calendar this was equivalent to 15 Magabit 5501 B. There are no exceptions to the 4 year leap-year cycle, like the Julian calendar but unlike the Gregorian calendar.Enkutatash is the word for the Ethiopian New Year in Amharic, the official language of Ethiopia, while it is called Ri'se Awde Amet ("Head Anniversary") in Ge'ez, the term preferred by the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church.It occurs on September 11th in the Gregorian Calendar; except for the year following a leap year, when it occurs on September 12th.