Birth of Jesus: Birth of Jesus, as assigned by Dionysius Exiguus in his anno Domini era according to at least one scholar. However, most scholars think Dionysius placed the birth of Jesus in the previous year, 1 BC.
The terms anno Domini (AD) and before Christ (BC) are used to label or number years in the ... There is no year zero in this scheme, so the year AD 1 immediately follows the year 1 BC. ... On the continent of Europe, Anno Domini was introduced as the era of choice of ... The translated term was 'Western Era').
The term anno Domini is Medieval Latin and means "in the year of the Lord", but is often presented using "our Lord" instead of "the Lord", taken from the full original phrase "anno Domini nostri Jesu Christi", which translates to "in the year of our Lord Jesus Christ".