Terms

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  • BCE - Before the Common Era
  • CE - Common Era
  • Lunisolar - Calendar used by China, Japan and Korea prior to 1912, 1873 and 1896 respectively.
  • Ma - Million Years Ago
  • Kya - Thousand Years Ago
  • NS - "New Style" indicates that a date conforms to the Gregorian calendar.
  • O.S. - or OS indicates that a date conforms to the Julian calendar.