Talk:Exodus of the Gods

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edit: year 0 -> year 1 (there's no such thing as year 0 :P) --The preceding unsigned comment was added by 176.181.101.151 (talk).

Timeline. False, There is a year 0 - also known as 0 AE. It is the year that the Exodus takes place, hence "Before the Exodus" and "After the Exodus" - the Exodus cannot take place in 1 year before the Exodus or in 1 year after the Exodus. Konig 13:53, 17 July 2013 (UTC)
Well, IRL there is no year 0. Our calendar jumps from 1BC to 1AD. Simple reason: When the Gregorian calendar was invented the concept of a number zero didn't exist yet. (This also explains why the current millennium began on January 1st 2001 and not 2000 like many people think). Steve1 (talk) 15:11, 17 July 2013 (UTC)
That may be so, but the Mouvelian calendar doesn't function that way. The other two calendars (Canthan calendar and Dynastic Reckoning) are similar, starting at 0 CC and 0 DR. Konig 06:59, 19 July 2013 (UTC)
I'm totally fine with the way the ANet calendars function. I was basically commenting on your "the Exodus cannot take place in 1 year before the Exodus or in 1 year after the Exodus." since that's exactly how things are IRL. Steve1 (talk) 20:41, 19 July 2013 (UTC)
Well BC and AD are relatively odd in of themselves. Since they translate into "Before Christ" and "After Death" but Jesus whom the terms refer to lived longer than a year. So it's not really the same situation thus I'd argue that it's not "exactly how things are IRL" - but at this point one's just arguing semantics since the Gregorian calendar can also be using BCE and CE (Before Common Era and Common Era), which makes a lot more sense, even with the lack of year 0. Konig 21:20, 19 July 2013 (UTC)
Anno domini (nostri Iesu Christi) certainly does NOT mean "after death". Dunno where you got that one from.
And I wasn't saying that any of the 3 GW calendars are "exactly how things are IRL". My comment was regarding your comment that "the Exodus cannot take place in 1 year before the Exodus or in 1 year after the Exodus." - it very much can, you only need to look at our Gregorian calendar. Steve1 (talk) 15:21, 21 July 2013 (UTC)
I got it from my Catholic grade school. Ironies! My point remains nonetheless. The Gregorian calendar isn't based on a specific action/event with a very specific and very defined date of occurrence. Instead it's based around Jesus's lifetime. Konig 19:11, 21 July 2013 (UTC)