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Calendar eras[]

BCE[]

BCE, meaning Before the Common Era, is a naming convention commonly used in academic circles to identify dating periods prior to the estimated birth of Jesus (traditionally, BC).

CE[]

CE, meaning Common Era, is a naming convention commonly used in academic circles to identify dating periods that have occurred after the estimated birth of Jesus (traditionally, AD).

Timescales[]

a.[]

a. is the abbreviation for after, in the sense that a particular event occurred "after" a given year.

b.[]

b. is the abbreviation for before, in the sense that a particular event occurred "before" a given year.

c.[]

c. indicates circa (from Latin, meaning "around, about") and is used to express an event occurring "around" a given year.

See also[]

Timeline

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