Dating systems ce

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Dating systems ce

For example, 400 BCE is the same as 400 BC, and 2011 CE is the same as 2011 AD.

There is another less frequent meaning in use for the “C” in the new BCE and CE designations, in that the “C” stands for “Current,” the implication being that there is yet another era still to come.

The word “Common” in both instances refers to the date employed by the most commonly used calendar system, the Gregorian Calendar.

The years are the same, only the designations are different.

It includes the year "0" and eliminates the need for any prefixes or suffixes by attributing the arithmetic sign to the date.

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