He went on to star in films including Murder On The Orient Express and TV dramas Anno Domini
, Gladstone and Rich Tea And Sympathy.
shows how each century creates Jesus in its own image, "discovering in his life the answers to the fundamental question of human existence and destiny.
And if Christ's birthday is December 25 - even though there is a good case for making it several months earlier - why is Anno Domini
celebrated on January 1?
BC - Before Christ - and AD - Anno Domini
- in the year of our Lord.
So is 'colonial' the new Anno Domini
from which events are to be everlastingly measured?
In that contemplative state, the mind of a man in his twilight years inevitably focuses on the dire consequences of anno domini
, on the thoughts of what he used to do and knows he will never do again, and how bleak the outlook seems.
The Corporation has replaced the familiar Anno Domini
(the year of Our Lord) and Before Christ with the obscure terms Common Era and Before Common Era.
Incidentally the year of 2008 anno domini
in Latin is IIMMX or MMVIII.