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Dating the Birth of Jesus and the 'first Christmas' with a Herodian Coin

15:51, Mon 20 Dec 2010

Anno domini. Today we use the system devised by the sixth-century monk, Dionysius Exiguus, as a way of synchronising events, and associate its origin with the nativity of Jesus and the 'first Christmas'. But did Dionysius get his dates right? Professor Kevin Butcher from the Department of Classics explores how a coin issued by Herod Antipas suggests not...

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