common era

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How common is the ‘Common Era?’ How A.D. and C.E. took over counting years

BY: - December 30, 2021

By Miriamne Ara Krummel, University of Dayton On Dec. 31, people from cultures all around the world will be raising a toast to welcome in A.D. 2022. Few of them will think about the fact that A.D. signals “anno Domini,” Latin for “in the year of our Lord.” In A.D. temporality – the one acknowledged […]