AD FULL FORM

AD FULL FORM

Full Form of AD : Anno Domini

What is the full form of AD ?

No:1. AD stands for Anno Domini.
No:2. It is a Medieval Latin term. It means “in the year of our lord”.
No:3. This term is used to represent the year after the Christians God Jesus Christ.
No:4. Sometimes AD is also spelled as After Death which is totally wrong.
No:5. Actually, this is a misconception because AD and BC both are used to represent years count individually, and BC stands for Before Christ.
No:6. So many people misunderstand this term.

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History of AD

No:1. AD was discovered by a Monk named Dionysius Exiguus.
No:2. It had replaced the Diocletian era that had been use in old Easter table.
No:3. Dionysius Exiguus created this term to determine the correct date for Easter as directed by the Pope St. John I.
No:4. Prior to this method, the other methods which were use to find the date for Easter led to the confusion, e.g. a 532 year calendar cycle that originated in Alexandra era.

Purpose of AD

No:1. The main purpose of BC/AD is to create a dating system which can make the birth of Jesus Christ the dividing point of the world history.
No:2. However, it is believe that Jesus was not born in 1 AD, it was around 6-4 BC when he was born.
No:3. So, according to this dating system, 500 BC means 500 years before Jesus was born.
No:4. And, 2000 AD means around 2000 years after Jesus was born.

Usage

No:1. The Julian and Gregorian calendar uses AD and BC as a designation to label number of years.
No:2. AD is use to specify the start of the Epoch and BC specifies before the start of the Epoch.
No:3. In recent times, the term BC and AD are replace by B.C.E and C.E where B.C.E means “Before Common Era” and CE is use to denote “Common Era”.
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