UA-149348414-1 What is BC and BCE ?

 What is BC and BCE ?

Whole history period is divided in two parts . For its bifurcation, birth of Jesus Christ is used as a reference or benchmark. BC denotes the time period before the "Birth of Christ". BC is just acronym of it. Time period which  exists after the Birth of Jesus Chris know as AD which is acronym of Anno Domini. Anno Domini is a medieval latin term which means "In the year of lord". Both BC and AD are used in Julian and Gregorian calendar.

       But later to cater religious diversity BC became BCE and AD became CE. Both are acronyms of "Before common Era" and "Common Era" respectively.

-Kashish Bagi