The epoch to use when constructing an Islamic calendar.
public enum IslamicEpoch
The Islamic, or Hijri, calendar can either be constructed starting on July 15th 622CE (in the Julian calendar) or on the following day. The former is the "astronomical" or "Thursday" epoch; the latter is the "civil" or "Friday" epoch.
|Astronomical||Epoch beginning on July 15th 622CE (Julian), which is July 18th 622 CE in the Gregorian calendar. This is the epoch used by the BCL HijriCalendar.|
|Civil||Epoch beginning on July 16th 622CE (Julian), which is July 19th 622 CE in the Gregorian calendar.|