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Using AD and BC
Who's birth is the major historical event that divides the timeline into 2 parts?
What are the 2 timeline parts?
AD and BC
What does BC mean?
Sometimes, BC is called BCE, what does BCE mean?
Before Common Era
What does AD stand for?
Anno Domini- This is latin for "in the year of our Lord.
What does CE mean?
What does Circa mean?
around or about (c. is the abbreviation).
When reading BC dates, the numbers that are larger are_______ ago in history?
When reading BC dates, which numbers are closer to Christ's birth & earlier in time?
When reading AD dates, the _______ the number the later that time is in history.
When reading AD dates, the _________ the number the closer it is to Christ's birth & earlier in time.
What do you add to the dates before Christ's birth?
Which era was developed by an Italian monk?
Who was the Italian monk that developed the Christian Era?
What year was the Christian Era thought to be developed?
Was the Italian monk's estimate about the Christian Era's beginning correct?
What number was missing from the timeline?
When was Christ born?
The timeline went from the _____ century BC to the ______ AD. That is why we are in the ______ century & it's only the 2000 numbers.
1st, 1st, 21st