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Dionysius Exiguus

(dīənĭsh`ēəs ĕksĭg`yo͞oəs), d. c.545, Roman monk, chronologist, and scholar, a transmitter of Greek thought to the Middle Ages. He made collections of 5th-century papal decretals and the canons of the early church councils. Dionysius, in an attempt to improve the reckoning of the date of Easter, was the first (525) to use our present system of reckoning a date from the time of the birth of Jesus (see eraera,
period of historic time. In geology, it is the name applied to large divisions of geological process, e.g., Paleozoic era (see geology). In chronology an era is a period reckoned from a fixed point in time, as before or after the birth of Christ—before Christ, B.C.
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Particular contribution to this period was made by a Scythian monk Dionysius the Little (Dionysius Exiguus, f 556) who was the most renown lawyer who lived in Rome in his time.
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The "mistake" was made by a sixth century monk known as Dionysius Exiguus or in English Dennis the Small, the 85-year-old pontiff claims in the book 'Jesus of Nazareth: The Infancy Narratives', published on Wednesday, the Telegraph reported.
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His patriotism will take the various and complex forms of his admiration: for the national mythology and folklore, for Eminescu, (72) Vasile Voiculescu (73), Dionysius Exiguus (74), Mircea Eliade, etc.