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Obviously, as most of our astute readers would notice, we won’t find any documents dated with BC by their original author (or even with AD in the first few centuries AD).
The BC-AD dating system did not exist prior to the sixth century AD, but since it is now the almost universally accepted dating system, and since dating systems can be applied to any calendar system (see the “Calendar Components” chapter in part 1), we can back-date all previous events for standardization and simplicity (see the “Closing Thoughts” chapter in part 5 for back-dating challenges).
He then designated the following year (754 AUC) as 1 AD.
Also considering available historical and scientific data, he estimated that Jesus was born in 753 AUC.
” This question stems from a somewhat common misconception regarding the terms of our modern dating system.
The expansion of BC is correct, but “AD” actually is an abbreviation of the Latin .
Diocletian's attempt to exterminate the believers failed, and Christianity even became the favored religion less than 15 years later under Emperor Constantine.
Still, it must have been troubling to many believers to utilize dates based upon Diocletian’s reign.
The absence of a year zero is also why the 21st century actually began on January 1, 2001 instead of in 2000 as many people supposed.