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Old Jul 26, 15, 4:15 pm
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Perche
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Originally Posted by JBD View Post
18 BC my friend is when this was instituted by the First Citizen, not 18 AD.

The Italian a.C. is an abbreviation of avanti Cristo.

Avanti Cristo translates into English as before Christ.
You're right, I breezed through the translations and just saw the A. And didn't notice it wasn't Anno Domini. Makes my original point even clearer that Ferragosto is not a Catholic holiday.
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