26 relations: Ab urbe condita, Anno Domini, Birthday, Calendar era, China, Common year starting on Monday, Common year starting on Tuesday, Emperor Guangwu of Han, Governor, January 13, Jesus, John the Baptist, Julian calendar, Leap year starting on Saturday, List of messiah claimants, Lucius Vitellius the Elder, Messiah, Passover, Proleptic Julian calendar, Roman consul, September 29, Sukkot, Syria, 30, 51, 57.
"ab urbe condita" (related to "anno urbis conditae"; A. U. C., AUC, a.u.c.; also "anno urbis", short a.u.) is a Latin phrase meaning "from the founding of the City (Rome)", traditionally dated to 753 BC.
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The terms anno Domini (AD or A.D.) and before Christ (BC or B.C.) are used to label or number years in the Julian and Gregorian calendars.
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A birthday is an occasion when a person or institution celebrates the anniversary of their birth.
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A calendar era is the year numbering system used by a calendar.
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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a sovereign state in East Asia.
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This is the calendar for any common year starting on Monday, January 1 (dominical letter G).
This is the calendar for any common year starting on Tuesday, January 1 (dominical letter F).
Emperor Guangwu (born Liu Xiu; 13 January 5 BC – 29 March AD 57), courtesy name Wenshu, was an emperor of the Chinese Han dynasty, restorer of the dynasty in AD 25 and thus founder of the Later Han or Eastern Han (the restored Han Dynasty).
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A governor is, in most cases, a public official with the power to govern the executive branch of a non-sovereign or sub-national level of government, ranking under the head of state.
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It is sometimes celebrated as New Year's Eve (at least in the 20th & 21st centuries) by ethnic groups and religious orders still using the thirteen-days-adrift Julian calendar (Old New Year).
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Jesus (Ἰησοῦς; 7–2 BC to AD 30–33), also referred to as Jesus of Nazareth or Jesus Christ, is the central figure of Christianity, whom the teachings of most Christian denominations hold to be the Son of God.
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John the Baptist (Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτιστής Ioannēs ho baptistēs or Ἰωάννης ὁ βαπτίζων Ioannēs ho baptizōn Lang, Bernhard (2009) International Review of Biblical Studies Brill Academic Pub ISBN 9004172548 Page 380 – "33/34 CE Herod Antipas's marriage to Herodias (and beginning of the ministry of Jesus in a sabbatical year); 35 CE – death of John the Baptist" was an itinerant preacherCross, F. L. (ed.) (2005) Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church, 3rd ed. Oxford University Press ISBN 978-0-19-280290-3, article "John the Baptist, St" and a major religious figureFunk, Robert W. & the Jesus Seminar (1998). The Acts of Jesus: the search for the authentic deeds of Jesus. San Francisco: Harper; "John the Baptist" cameo, p. 268 in Christianity, Islam, the Bahá'í Faith, and Mandaeism. John is described as having the unique practice of baptism for the forgiveness of sins.Crossan, John Dominic (1998). The Essential Jesus. Edison: Castle Books; p. 146 Most scholars agree that John baptized Jesus. Scholars generally believe Jesus was a follower or disciple of JohnSanders, E.P. (1985) Jesus and Judaism. Philadelphia: Fortress Press; p. 91 and several New Testament accounts report that some of Jesus' early followers had previously been followers of John.Harris, Stephen L. (1985) Understanding the Bible. Palo Alto: Mayfield John the Baptist is also mentioned by the Jewish historian Josephus. Some scholars maintain that John was influenced by the semi-ascetic Essenes, who expected an apocalypse and practiced rituals corresponding strongly with baptism, although no direct evidence substantiates this. According to the New Testament, John anticipated a messianic figure greater than himself,Funk, Robert W. & the Jesus Seminar (1998). The Acts of Jesus: the search for the authentic deeds of Jesus.San Francisco: Harper; "Mark," pp. 51–161. and Jesus was the one whose coming John foretold. Christians commonly refer to John as the precursor or forerunner of Jesus, since John announces Jesus' coming. John is also identified with the prophet Elijah.Stephen L. Harris, Understanding the Bible. Palo Alto: Mayfield. 1985. ISBN 1-55934-655-8.
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The Julian calendar, introduced by Julius Caesar in 46 BC (708 AUC), was a reform of the Roman calendar.
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This is the calendar for any leap year starting on Saturday, January 1 (dominical letter BA), such as 1600, 1944, 1972, 2000, 2028, 2056, 2084, 2400 or 2800.
This is a list of people who have been said to be a messiah, either by themselves or by their followers.
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Lucius Vitellius Veteris or the Elder (before 7 BC - 51) was the youngest of four sons of quaestor Publius Vitellius and the only one that did not die through politics.
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A messiah (literally, "anointed one")http://etymonline.com/index.php?allowed_in_frame.
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Passover or Pesach (from Hebrew Pesah, Pesakh), is an important, biblically derived Jewish festival.
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The proleptic Julian calendar is produced by extending the Julian calendar backwards to dates preceding AD 4 when the quadrennial leap year stabilized.
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A consul was the highest elected political office of the Roman Republic, and the consulship was considered the highest level of the cursus honorum (the sequential order of public offices through which aspiring politicians sought to ascend).
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Sukkot or Succot (סוכות or סֻכּוֹת), in traditional Ashkenazi pronunciation Sukkos or Succos, literally Feast of Booths, is commonly translated to English as Feast of Tabernacles, sometimes also as Feast of the Ingathering.
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Syria (سوريا or سورية, Sūriyā or Sūrīyah), officially the Syrian Arab Republic, is a country in Western Asia.
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Year 30 (XXX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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Year 51 (LI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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Year 57 (LVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar.
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