AD stands for "Anno Domini". It begins after the death of Christ.
It does NOT stand for After Death.
A.D. stands for the Latin phrase Anno Domini meaning Year of the Lord and it dates from the arbitratary birth of Christ.
It was introduced by the monk Dennis the Short (Dionysius Exiguus) in about 525. The date of the Incarnation was recognised by the St Bede the Venerable to be inaccurate by about five years however as it was in common use by this time the error was allowed to stand.
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The acronym AD stands for Anno Domini.
No, it doesn't. AD stands for Anti-Deluvian. AD can also stand for "Anno Domini". It begins after the death of Christ, and believe it or not, we're in 2009 A.D!
The abbreviation AD means "After Death" as in after Jesus' death.
BC stands for before Christ. AD would stand for after death of Christ.
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BC is "before Christ" and AD "anno domini"
The letters AD stand for Anno Domini. The phrase Anno Domini is actually medieval Latin which means 'the year of Our Lord'.
A.D. stands for after death
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Anno Domini (AD) .
AD stands for Anno Domini meaning "after Christ". So 498 AD is 498 years after the birth of Christ.
The initials AD is an abbreviation for the Latin "Anno Domini", which translates to "the Year of Our Lord."
AD stands for Anno Domini means "in the year of (our) Lord".