On Thu, 23 Dec 2010 15:24:23 -0500, Gerard Ashton wrote
> On 12/23/2010 1:34 PM, Edward C. Zimmermann wrote:The Georgian calendar defines itclearly (as 01-00) and the
> Astronomical year number systems define it also clearly (as00-99).

> You will notice that while the bull uses the year numbering system,which was devised by Dionysius Exiguus, it does not define thatsystem. Perhaps the accompanying explanatory documents do define theyear numbering

The "Anno Domini" system is widely accepted as counting 1 BC than 1 AD and not having a zero. It does not
matter what Lil' Dennis intended--- since he did not date things--- but what matters is how the system has been
used by the Churches over the past 1000+ years.


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