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Dionysius Exiguus

[ eg-zig-yoo-uhs, ek-sig- ]
/ ɛgˈzɪg yu əs, ɛkˈsɪg- /
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noun
died a.d. 556?, Scythian monk, chronologist, and scholar: devised the current system of reckoning the Christian era.
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Dionysius Exiguus
/ (ɛɡˈzɪɡjʊəs) /

noun
died ?556 ad, Scythian monk and scholar, who is believed to have introduced the current method of reckoning dates on the basis of the Christian era
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