Common Era

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Com·mon Era

n. Abbr. CE or ce
The period beginning with the traditional birth year of Jesus, designated as year 1.
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Common Era

(Historical Terms) another name for Christian Era
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Chris′tian E′ra

the period since the assumed year of Jesus' birth.
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Noun1.Common era - the time period beginning with the supposed year of Christ's birth
Adv.1.Common Era - of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians; "in 200 CE"
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During the lecture series, Nadera presented photos of artifacts, relics of ancient Filipino writings like the Laguna Copperplate Inscription claimed to be the country's earliest legal document relic circa 900 CE (common era) which proved early Filipinos' writings with Sri-Vijayan and Sanskrit influenced letters.
In its early history the place was, around the beginning of the Common Era, the repository of the begging bowl of Lord Buddha.
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They are hardly models of responsible women in patriarchy, even in the second century of the Common Era when the texts appeared.
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THajj, 90 km west of the city of Jubail and under observation since a 2016 agreement between the SCTH and the French National Center for Scientific Research, would once have been a major urban center at the beginning of the Common Era, over 2,000 years ago.
Ghan-ur-Rehman also elaborated that one of the brightest chapter of the history of Pakistan was the Buddhist Gandhara that flourished during the first five centuries of the Common era.
In the Common Era, love of neighbor has attained the status of the greatest commandment, but he traces its much earlier reception--in different parts of the Bible.
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The first king of the Israelites was not crowned until 1,000 years before the Common Era.
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