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Abbreviation of '''anno Domini''' which is [[Latin]] for "in the year of our Lord".
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[[Latin]]: "In the year of our Lord". A method of marking time using the number of years since the birth of Jesus. Often abbreviated as "A.D."
Some archaeologist now use CE - of the "common era" and BCE "before the common era", which is probably political correctness gone mad.
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Years before the birth of Jesus are designated "Before Christ", or "B.C."
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Some archaeologists now use C.E. - of the "Common Era", and BCE "Before the Common Era".
  
 
''See also''
 
''See also''
 
* [[AS]]
 
* [[AS]]

Revision as of 11:13, 3 July 2005

Latin: "In the year of our Lord". A method of marking time using the number of years since the birth of Jesus. Often abbreviated as "A.D."

Years before the birth of Jesus are designated "Before Christ", or "B.C."

Some archaeologists now use C.E. - of the "Common Era", and BCE "Before the Common Era".

See also