the first month of the civil year, and the seventh of the ecclesiastical year. See ETHANIM ØT0001261 (1 Kings 8:2). Called in the Assyrian inscriptions Tasaritu, i.e. "beginning."
The Jews say that God made the world in the month tisri, and in it they have no less than two feasts and one great fast.
Then came tisri, the seventh month, the greatest and grandest of the months.
Gamala, supposed impregnable, fell before Vespasian on the 23d Hyperbereteus (tisri), nor age nor sex was spared.
On the first day of the month tisri was held the Feast of Trumpets, or the day of blowing.