Before christ Sentence Examples
Grammar and prosody were studied in India with a marvellous accuracy and minuteness several centuries before Christ.
They are ancient Buddhist caves dating from the 3rd century before Christ to the 6th century after.
In the Christian era the years are simply distinguished by the cardinal numbers; those before Christ being marked B.C. (Before Christ), or A.C. (Ante Christum), and those after Christ A.D.
The existence of a tradition in the last three centuries before Christ as to the authorship of any book is (to those acquainted with the habits of thought of that age) of but little critical moment; the Sopherim, i.e.
During the early 4th century before Christ Tegea continued to support Sparta against the Mantineians and other malcontents.
When the event in question happened between the 1st of January and the 1st of the following July, the sum of the Olympic year and of the year before Christ is always equal to 776.
Since five Olympic periods have elapsed, the third year of the sixth Olympiad is 5X4+3=23; therefore, subtracting 23 from 776, we have 753, which is the year before Christ to which the foundation of Rome is referred by Varro.
When the event took place between the summer solstice and the 1st of January following, the sum of the Olympic year and of theyear before Christ is equal to 777.
Now this consulship corresponded with the 238th year of our era; therefore, deducting 238 from 991, we have 753 to denote the year before Christ.
On account of the difference in the length of the Julian and Babylonian years, the conversion of dates according to the era of Nabonassar into years before Christ is attended with considerable trouble.Advertisement
About 300 years before Christ Theophrastus wrote a History of Plants, and described about 500 species used for the treatment of diseases.
There is proof of its culture in the Euphrates valley and in Syria four hundred years before Christ.
Thousands of years before Christ the pearls of Bahrein were sold in Egypt; Bahrein still supplies 80% of the world's output of pearls.
They were called by different names - Feis, Aenach, Aireachtas, Dal, &c. The Feis of Tara, in Meath, was from its origin seven centuries before Christ down to A.D.
Their compilation was, when completed, read to 1 There is no historical foundation for the legendary laws of a prince Dymal (or Dyvnwal) Moel Mud, nor for the Laws of Marsia, which are said to belong to a period before the Roman invasion, even so early as 400 years before Christ.Advertisement
The epoch from which it is reckoned is precisely determined by numerous celestial phenomena recorded by Ptolemy, and corresponds to Wednesday at mid-day, the 26th of February of the year 747 before Christ.
It would seem that I made it according to the recipe which Marcus Porcius Cato gave about two centuries before Christ.
This idea must have already been very common in the first century before Christ.