from the founding of the city (of Rome in 753? b.c.). The year 360 A.U.C. would be the 360th year after the founding of Rome.

Origin of A.U.C.

From the Latin word ab urbe conditā



in the year from the founding of the city (of Rome in 753? b.c.).

Origin of A.U.C.

From the Latin word annō urbis conditae
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British Dictionary definitions for auc


abbreviation for (indicating years numbered from the founding of Rome, taken as 753 bc)

  1. ab urbe condita
  2. anno urbis conditae
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