Origin of era
Examples from the Web for era
Contemporary Examples of era
Even in the medieval era this disparity made Christians uncomfortable.Oops! Jesus’ Last Steps Are in the Wrong Place
January 6, 2015
Community policing is expensive and, in an era of budget cuts, increasingly rare.How to Solve the Policing Crisis
January 5, 2015
One of the most famous directors of this era was Shin Sang-ok (신상옥).Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea
December 30, 2014
Miles of Soviet era housing projects sat along on the ocean.Cuban Hip-Hop Was Born in Alamar
December 26, 2014
And in this era of impact-blind, across-the-board budget cuts, we see an opportunity.Can the U.S. Government Go Moneyball?
Peter Orszag, Jim Nussle
December 23, 2014
Historical Examples of era
After a period of confrontation, we are entering an era of negotiation.
Many of the fighting nations have lapsed back into the pre-Jonah era.Understanding the Scriptures
What did they do with their greasy blandishments, before the era of cheap photography?The Uncommercial Traveller
The wealth of India was proverbial long before the Christian era.
An era of railroad speculation was then inaugurated, which ended with the crisis of 1873.
Word Origin for era
n acronym for
1716, earlier aera (1610s), from Late Latin aera, era "an era or epoch from which time is reckoned," probably identical with Latin aera "counters used for calculation," plural of aes (genitive aeris) "brass, copper, money" (see ore, also cf. copper).
The Latin word's use in chronology said to have begun in 5c. Spain (where, for some reason unknown to historians, the local era, aera Hispanica, began 38 B.C.E.; some say it was because of a tax levied that year). Like epoch, in English it originally meant "the starting point of an age;" meaning "system of chronological notation" is c.1640s; that of "historical period" is from 1741, e.g. the U.S. Era of Good Feeling (which was anything but) in reference to the Monroe Administration (1817-24), attested from 1817.