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A very brief note on why I use AD and not CE

Although I have no quantitative data to support my supposition, it seems that increasing numbers of academic works are coming to use BCE/CE as a dating system. AD stands for anno Domini, Latin for “in the year of the Lord”. … Continue reading

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Some quick notes on the crusades

Here are some summarized forum responses I made on the subject of the crusades that I feel are worthy of putting up in a blog post. What I’m responding to has been edited to clarify the issue being discussed and … Continue reading

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