A.D. dates for children

A.D. dates for kids

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The date 2000 A.D. means that it's been 2000 years since Jesus Christ was born. 2000 C.E. means the same thing.

A.D. is short for Anno Domini, which means the "year of our Lord," and C.E. is short for Common Era.

Click here to find out more about B.C. or B.C.E.

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