Asked in Buddhism
Who were the first believers of Buddhism?
Buddha's desciples of course - btw story of Buddha is very similar to that of Jesus Christ - only difference is that Buddha existed about 500 years earleir than Christ - Buddha also cured diseased by touching, fed a whole mass with few breads etc etc ...
Asked in Similarities Between
Similarities between Jesus Christ and The Buddha?
Buddha formulated the following commandments. "Not to kill; not to steal; not to lie; not to commit adultery; not to use strong drink." Christ said. "Thou knowest the commandments, do not commit adultery; do not kill; do not steal; do not bear false witness; honor thy father and thy mother" (18: 20). Christ ignored the Decalogue (Ten Commandments) of Moses and, like Buddha, presented a condensed commandments, which, with the exception of one commandment, is the same as that of Buddha. The Buddha predates...
Asked in Jesus Christ
How many years before Jesus Christ was born did the Roman Empire begin?
Emperor Augustus was the first Roman emperor, and he began reining about 30 years before Jesus was born. ...
Asked in Ancient History
Why do the years go backwards for BC and forward for AD?
BC years ("Before Christ") are counting down to the birth of Jesus Christ, and AD years ("Anno Domini", after his birth) are counting the years after the birth of Jesus. ...