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For those of you who do not read Biblical Archaeology Review, I have an article in the Nov./Dec. 2017 issue on Dionysius Exeguus and how we got our current calendar. He’s the one who saddled us with our current calendar, by miscalculating the date of Jesus’ birth, which is somewhere between 2-6 B.C. The problem actually affected all of us in the West because Bede of Durham in the Middle Ages accepted Dionysius’ chronology, and put it in his Ecclesiastical History of England, and thereafter, it’s how we calculated what year it was A.D. Check out the article itself. BW3


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