BC/AD or BCE/CE--What's the difference?

From: Grant (grant@cajun.net)
Date: Mon Jan 31 2000 - 19:20:43 EST


  What is the difference between BC/AD and BCE/CE? For example, I have read
that the Romans destroyed Jerusalem in 70 AD. Yet, other texts say 70 CE.
Is it a word preference or an important distinction? If so, is it important
to use the distinction?

grant polle

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