Dionysius Exiguus

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Dionysius Ex·ig·u·us

 (ĕg-zĭg′yo͞o-əs, ĕk-sĭg′-) ad 500?-560?
Scythian monk and scholar who introduced the method of reckoning the Christian era from the birth of Jesus.

Dionysius Exiguus

(ɛɡˈzɪɡjʊəs)
n
(Biography) died ?556 ad, Scythian monk and scholar, who is believed to have introduced the current method of reckoning dates on the basis of the Christian era

Diony′sius Ex•ig′u•us

(ɛgˈzɪg yu əs, ɛkˈsɪg-)
n.
died A.D. 556?, Scythian monk, chronologist, and scholar: devised the current system of reckoning the Christian era.
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1990) strains, Corallococcus exiguus, Cystobacter ferrugineus, Myxococcus fulvus (Gerth et al.
672/73-735), along with Dionysius Exiguus, taught the West to reckon all events from the Incarnation.
unknown solutus (Fernald & Wiegand) Hamet-Ahti Juncus exiguus (Femald & unknown Wiegand) Lint ex Snogerup & P.
Particular contribution to this period was made by a Scythian monk Dionysius the Little (Dionysius Exiguus, f 556) who was the most renown lawyer who lived in Rome in his time.
The starting time for our reckoning of time--the calculation of Jesus' date of birth--goes back to monk Dionysius Exiguus (+c.
The calculation of the beginning of our calendar - based on the birth of Jesus - was made by Dionysius Exiguus, who made a mistake in his calculations by several years.
The "mistake" was made by a sixth century monk known as Dionysius Exiguus or in English Dennis the Small, the 85-year-old pontiff claims in the book 'Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives', published on Wednesday, the Telegraph reported.
Among the topics are the argumenta of Dionysius Exiguus and their early recensions, the recension of the two Sirmond texts Disputation Morini and De deuisionibus temporum, marital discord in Northumbria leading to his and her Lent and Easter, Bede's primary source for the Vulgate chronology in his chronicles in De temporibus and De temporum ratione, problems in the transmission of De temporibus, computus in Hiberno-Latin literature, and the continuity of the Irish computistical tradition.
Type species: Roburocoris exiguus, new species DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the small to rather large size (2.
In the second chapter, "The Emergence of Canonical Legislation," Hess surveys the legislation promulgated by the various councils that met until Chalcedon, providing a useful, though increasingly brief, treatment of their canons (Nicaea is allotted two pages; Ephesus and Chalcedon, together, one paragraph), and a description of the various canonical collections, to the time of John Scholasticus and the subsequent Nomocanon in Fourteen titles, in the East, and Dionysius Exiguus in the West.
advertit in omni sermone de rei publicae institutione proposito infundendum animis iustitiae amorem, sine qua non solum res publica sed nec exiguus hominum coetus, ne domus quidem parva constabit.
From the sixth century, he selected the collections of Dionysius Exiguus in the West and John Scholastikos in the East: good exponents of the foundations of the two legal systems.