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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Era.
 
A series of years beginning from some epoch or starting-point, as:   1
B.C.
The Era ofthe Greek Olympiads776
the Foundation of Rome753
Nabonassar747
Alexander the Great324
the Seleuc312
Julian Era45
   ¶ THE MUNDANE ERA, or the number of years between the Creation and the Nativity:   2
According to themodern Greek Calendar7,388
Josephus7,282
Scaliger5,829
the ancient Greek Church5,508
Professor Hales5,411
L’art de Vérifier les Dates4,968
Archbishop Ussher4,004
Calmet4,000
the Jews3,700
   ¶ OTHER ERAS:   3
   The Era of A braham starts from Oct. 1, B.C. 2016.   4
Actium starts from Jan. 1, B.C. 30.
Alexander, or of the Lagdæ, starts from Nov. 12, B.C. 324.
American Independence, July 4, A.D. 1776.
Augustus, B.C. 27.
Diocletian, Aug. 29, A.D. 284.
Tyre, Oct. 19, B.C. 125.
the Chinese, B.C. 2697.
the French Republic, Sept. 22, A.D. 1792.
the Heg’ira, July 16, A.D. 622. (The flight of Mahomet from Mecca.)
the Maccabees, B.C. 166.
the Martyrs, Feb. 23, A.D. 313.
   ¶ The Christian Era begins from the birth of Christ.   5
 


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