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Dionysius Exiguus

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Dionysius Exiguus (also known as Dennis the Short or Dennis the Little), born around 470 and died around 544, was a monk born in Scythia Minor. This is now a part of modern Romania. Dionysius is best known as the inventor of the Anno Domini era, which is used to number the years of both the Gregorian calendar and the Julian calendar.

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