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" In the computation of this era, the period of the creation was considered to be 5502 years before the birth of Christ, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD, which was called 5786. In the next... "
Haydn's Dictionary of Dates: Relating to All Ages and Nations, for Universal ... - Page 21
by Joseph Haydn, Benjamin Vincent - 1874 - 930 pages
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The American Quarterly Register ..., Volumes 5-6

Christian education - 1833
...5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD which was called 5780. In the next year, (285 AD,) which should have been 5787, ten years were discarded, and the date became 5777. This is still used by the Abyssinians. The era of Antioch considered the creation to be 5492 years В. С.,...
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Quarterly register and journal of the American education society ..., Volume 5

American education society - 1833
...5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD which was called 5786. In the next year, (285 AD,) which should have been 5787, ten years were discarded, and the date became 5777. This is still used by the Abyssinians. The era of Antioch considered the creation to be 5492 years В. С.,...
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Useful Tables, Forming an Appendix to the Journal of the Asiatic Society ...

James Prinsep - Coins - 1834 - 92 pages
...5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD, which was called 5786. In the next year (285 AD), which should have been 5787, ten years were discarded, and the date became 5777. This is still used by the Abyssinians. The era of Antioch considered the creation to be 5492 before Christ,...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1841 - 80 pages
...Marengo, in 1800. ALEXANDER, ERA OF, dated from the death of Alexander the Great, November 12, 324 BC In the computation of this era, the period of the...the birth of Christ, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD., which was called 5786. In the...
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The popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw ...

Popular encyclopedia - 1846
...5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD, which was called 5786. In the next year (285 AD), which should have been 5787, ten years were discarded, and the date became 5777. This is still used by the Abyssinians. The era ot Antioch considered the creation to be 5492 years before...
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The World's Progress: a Dictionary of Dates

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 716 pages
...Franks.— Gibbon. ALEXANDER, ERA OP, dated from the death of Alexander the Great, November VI, 324 B. c. In the computation of this era, the period of the...the birth of Christ, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD, which was called 5786. In the...
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference, Relating to All Ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1851 - 673 pages
...death of Alexander the Great, November 12, 323 Bc In the computation of this era, the period of tho creation was considered to be 5502 years before the birth of Christ, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD, which was called 6786. In the...
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Dictionary of Dates, and Universal Reference: Relating to All Ages and ...

Joseph Haydn - Chronology, Historical - 1853 - 704 pages
...east of the town. ALEXANDER, ERA OP. Dated from the death of Alexander the Great, November 1 2, 323 BC In the computation of this era, the period of the...the birth of Christ, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 5503. This computation continued to the year 284 AD, which was called 5786. In the...
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The World's Progress: A Dictionary of Dates, with Tabular Views of General ...

George Palmer Putnam - 1853
...— Gibbon. ALEXANDER, ERA OP, dated from the death of Alexander the Great, November 12, 323 B. c. In the computation of this era, the period of the creation was considered to be 6602 years before the birth of Christ, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 6508. This computation...
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Dictionary of dates, and universal reference

Joseph Timothy Haydn - 1857 - 742 pages
...fortify this place. ALEXANDER, ERA OF. Dated from the death of Alexander the Great, Nov. 12, 323 BC In the computation of this era, the period of the...was considered to be 5502 years before the birth of Ctirist, and, in consequence, the year 1 AD was equal to 5503. This computation continued to the year...
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